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.’
This period advert came to light over the Christmas holidays. Sorting through my old TSSC Courier magazines and the classified sections. All the adverts are text only, with very few offering a numberplate – this […]
Munn and Underwood Ltd were Standard Triumph Distributors and were located in both Portsmouth and Southampton. In Portsmouth they were located at Standard House, 89 Palmerston Road, Southsea. In Southampton, Standard House, 111 Commercial Road. Munn and […]
Here we are going to look at period photos of Fishbourne and Portsmouth. The scene changed very little prior to 1961-62.
Fifty years ago I left school and started a six-year Toolmaking Apprenticeship, I had been brought up during the 1950s with my father being a motor car enthusiast, and then living in Kent, we would […]
A fantastic period photograph showing the launch of the Triumph Herald Convertible at A.G. Boyes, Standard Triumph Dealership. A.G. Boyes were based on East Parade, Huddlesfield and this photo would probably date around August/September 1960.