A Facebook post on the Freshwater and Totland Archive Group came bak with some good memories: “I remember her, she used to come into Hitchman’s with her husband.” Sue Powell “I used to deliver her […]
Dated 12th March 1961, this car is being driven by the Duke of Kent, with the (future) Duchess of Kent as they were to marry later the same year. The numberplate was issued in Middlesborough […]
A lovely period photo of the entertainer Max Bygraves. The photo features a Triumph Herald convertible – an early 1200, with the small side lights. Walter William Bygraves, OBE (16 October 1922 – 31 August […]
Un loading the new Triumph Herald convertible at Beauvais for the 1960 Paris Motor show. The 47th Paris Motorshow – The Paris Salon, “Salon de l’Automobile” – took place in October 1960.
I think it is a period photo….
The UK launch of the Triumph Herald convertible was originally planned for the UK Motor Show, at Earls Court in October with all early cars destined (from the launch in March 1960) for overseas. Due […]
It’s always great to find elements on a car that refer to the manufacture date – with a dated part you can tell if it’s likely to be original. Although there were no doubts the […]
Following on from our recent trip to the Isle of Wight and visit to Newport records office, we have an earlier date for the arrival of our car on the Island – and it was […]
Useful period info for the 948cc Herald – and other cars of the era. The right pump is really important and original units with a rebuild kit is always better than the ‘new’ ones available.
A unique feature on the early Triumph Heralds was an additional parcel tray which was located underneath the dashboard passenger side cubby box. This grey plastic-coated wire element has been nicknamed the ‘chip basket.’