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.
A brand new book is now available for fans of the Triumph Herald. New Triumph Herald Book Shipping UK £24.95 GBPUSA/Canada £32.95 GBPAustralia/New Zealand £32.95 GBPMainland Europe £30.95 GBPOther £34.95 GBP A beautifully presented brand […]
UPDATE: After some too-ing and fro-ing the book has finally been passed to print. Some photos, such as the original ‘build-a-coupe’ team from the Royal Albert Hall was a ‘Standard News’ (the in-house employee newspaper) […]
Wooden sign with metal side supports.