John Lennon. The photo was taken the day John Lennon passed his driving test. The Triumph Herald is often referred as owned by Brian Epstein, the Beatles manager however it was actually owned by the ‘Fifth Beatle’, […]
This is a great period pic taken at Aintree during the British Grand Prix in 1959 – yes 1959. The car itself we can read the numberplate of 123CKF which was registered in Liverpool in […]
A UK convertible (Y19205CV) that popped up on ebay a few years ago. Off the road for several years, sold and promptly disappeared again – assumed being restored or ‘just stored’.. … Then resurfaced – […]
A new find from the US – It was in a barn and is covered with dust, but very nearly straight. The owner claims it was running when stored some 23 years ago. Y9693LCV with the […]
Info: Battered Convertible. An old crash (judging by the rust) and waiting to be restored or what? Australia.
Further to the earlier photo posted, here is the text that accompanied the photograph that appeared in the local newspaper.
This car featured in the Quentin Wilson Triumph Herald Documentary, The Cars the Star from 1994 this superb looking Triumph Herald Convertible had escaped our radar for existing cars. The details are: Commission Number: Y21703CV • Build Date: December 1960 • Registered Date: […]
A very early photo – just look at the cars! It’s great to see this angle though – was VDL634 in the showroom part of the garage from September 1960 through ’till December 1960 – […]
This great photo has emerged with a couple of names too. Garage owner Ralph Shotter is here on the left, shaking the hand of a customer? In the background is Brian Shotter with the glasses […]