Classic Cars from United Kingdom

Classic Cars / Triumph / Car for sale

TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling

Sale price: £9,495.00 make an offer
Last update: 23.07.2013

Price trends for this listing:
24.06.2013: £9,495.00

Car location: Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Triumph
Seats: 4
Transmission: manual
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Got questions? Ask here!

Do you like this car?

  • 5 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 2 stars
  • 1 stars

TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car (2.15) based on 172 votes
 TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling  Photo
  •  TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling
  •  TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling
  •  TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling
  •  TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling
  •  TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling
  •  TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling
  •  TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling
  •  TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling
  •  TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling
  •  TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling
  •  TRIUMPH HERALD 12/50, Full restoration totalling

Triumph Herald 12/50

1967

Fully documented restoration.

2. 41 Documented man hours

Total spend on parts & labour £51. 38

All work carried out by reflections in Horsham. West Sussex

Every nut. bolt and man hour has been documented on a monthly invoice.

1000's of Pictures taken throughout the restoration.

Car is stored in a secured car warehouse in a carcoon.

All original handbooks present including service book. handbook. original brochure and maintenance manual.

In August 2008 issue no. 88 The Triumph world magazine ran a 4 page write up on this car. Below is the first few paragraphs. this should give you a very good insight about the car.

Contact Paul for more information.

"According to tradition. your supposed to get a key of the door when you reach 21. Well. that's ok. but its hardly exciting stuff. is it?I mean. whats the big deal about being given a smack chunk of metal that lets you into a house? At that age. you've surely got better things to think about.

Like getting a key to a car. Now that's a bit more like it and by all accounts. Steve W giguere along those lines so he made wife Mrs. W21st birthday just a bit special. He bought her a 12/50 Herald. The Triumph had covered approx. 90. 00 miles and he handed over £180. Back in 1978. that was a fair amount. but it was money well spent because Mrs. W used it as her daily driver for six years and put another 40. 00 miles on the clock.

Every year. the car required a bit more patching up to get through the MOT test. but still soldiered on and never broke down. Well. it is a Triumph. after all. Anyhow. the Herald eventually followed the route so many destined-to-be- classics do- it was taken of the road and put into storage. A total of 12 years and solitary confinement in a damp lock up garage took their toll and it became obvious that the car would require a great deal of attention to bring it back to roadworthy condition. And for that. read time and money. But the family just didn't have the heart to get rid of it for sentimental reasons. and I can go along with those feelings.

Finally Steve W formed a plan - send it to a specialist for a total rebuild and keep it a secret from Mrs. W. And. thus. it was delivered in a most sorry state to reflections. restoration guys extraordinaire in West Sussex.

Well. that was in November. 1997 and the Herald hasn't that long been finished. so you're getting an idea of how comprehensive the rebuild was. In a word. total. "

 

 

Also published at eBay.co.uk

Want to buy this car?

Comments and questions to the seller:

Name E-mail
Text
Antispam code: (enter the number)

Other classic Triumph cars offered via internet auctions:

Triumph : Other Roadster
price: $15,750.00
Triumph : Other Roadster
 TRIUMPH STAG . NO RESERVE
price: £2,500.00
TRIUMPH STAG . NO RESERVE
1973 Triumph TR6
price: £8,000.00
1973 Triumph TR6
1978 Triumph Spitfire
price: $US $3,300.00
1978 Triumph Spitfire

Latest arrivals:

1973 Triumph Stag -- 1973 Triumph Stag -- 12 $27,995.00
1980 Triumph TR7 2 Liter Inline 4 5 speed man Body Inter Good 1980 Triumph TR7 2 Liter Inline 4 5 speed man Body Inter Good 21 $5,599.00
1980 Triumph Spitfire 1980 Triumph Spitfire 21 $US $4,999.00
1972 Triumph Spitfire Sports Car 1972 Triumph Spitfire Sports Car 6 $US $1,125.00
1976 Triumph Spitfire 1976 Triumph Spitfire 16 $6,995.00
1977 Triumph Spitfire 1500 1977 Triumph Spitfire 1500 12 $US $1,275.00
1973 Triumph TR-6 1973 Triumph TR-6 12 $6,995.00
1974 Triumph TR-6 1974 Triumph TR-6 21 $US $2,000.00
1974 Triumph TR-6 CONV 1974 Triumph TR-6 CONV 12 $36,800.00
Triumph Spitfire Race Car Triumph Spitfire Race Car 3 $20,000.00
Triumph 2500 and 2500S. Manual and autos WRECKING WRECKING WRECKING Triumph 2500 and 2500S. Manual and autos WRECKING WRECKING WRECKING 11 $950.00
1979 MG MGB 1979 MG MGB 20 $US $2,025.00
1979 Triumph Spitfire 1979 Triumph Spitfire 21 $9,750.00
1965 Triumph Spitfire Mark II 1965 Triumph Spitfire Mark II 19 $US $4,494.00
1973 Triumph TR-6 Runs Drives Body Int Vgood 2.5L I6 4 spd manual 1973 Triumph TR-6 Runs Drives Body Int Vgood 2.5L I6 4 spd manual 21 $16,995.00
1973 Triumph TR-6 1973 Triumph TR-6 12 $14,990.00
1973 Triumph TR-6 1973 Triumph TR-6 15 $US $4,650.00
1974 Triumph TR-6 1974 Triumph TR-6 11 $US $10,104.00
1974 Triumph TR-6 1974 Triumph TR-6 12 $15,000.00
1980 Triumph TR7 TR7 1980 Triumph TR7 TR7 16 $US $1,025.00