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CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION

Sale price: £15,100.00 make an offer
Last update: 01.02.2014

Car location: Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Seller's notes: AS DESCRIPTION
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Triumph
Year: 1947
Doors: 2
Color: Black
Mileage: 15,900
Seats: 3
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Petrol
Power: 65
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Previous Owners: 1
Interior/Comfort Options: Leather Seats
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CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION for sale

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CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION Photo
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION
  • CLASSIC 1947 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER 3+2 CONVERTIBLE 16000 MILES SINCE RESTORATION

KEN PEARSON CAR CONSULTANT OFFERS THIS EXCELLENT ROADSTER ON BEHALF OF THE LOCAL OWNER WHO IS THE REGISTERED KEEPER ON THE V5C CERTIFICATE. HE HAS OWNED THE CAR FOR 12 YEARS ( THE PREVIOUS OWNER HAD THE CAR FROM NEW ACCORDING TO THE V5C) BUT NOW IS RETIRING FROM CLASSIC CAR MOTORING DUE TO INCREASING INFIRMITY. UNTIL THE LAST YEAR THE ROADSTER WAS IN REGULAR USE FOR CLASSIC CAR TOURS INCLUDING EUROPE. FOLLOWING MANY YEARS OF USE IN THE BERGERAC TV SERIES SET N JERSEY. HE ROADSTER  IS NOW A VERY WELL KNOWN CLASSIC ICON AND HAS A STRONG FOLLOWING.

SPECIFICATION
3 SEATER OPEN ROADSTER WITH 2 DICKY SEATS IN THE BOOT. NOT THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE. . ANELLED IN BIRMABRITE ALLOY ON AN ASH FRAME WITH STEEL FRONT WINGS. RED LEATHER FRONT SEATS. HOOD COVER. GOOD HOOD AND REAR WINDSCREEN.
TUBULAR CHASSIS WITH INDEPENDENT FRONT SUSPENSION AND HYDRAULIC BRAKES. CHASSIS NUMBER TRD 846.
1776 cc OHV 4 CYLINDER ENGINE. 65 BHP 75 MPH (AUTOCAR). HARDENED VALVE SEATS AND NEW VALVE GUIDES FITTED BY THE PRESENT OWNER. SO NO FUEL ADDITIVES REQUIRED. ENGINE NUMBER TRD 859.
FOUR SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX WITH COLUMN CHANGE. PARTS INCLUDED TO CONVERT  TO FLOOR CHANGE.  16 INCH WHEELS CURRENTLY SHOD WITH 185HR x 16 RADIAL TYRES.
VEHICLE HISTORY
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS GIVEN BY THE OWNER. WHO IS A MEMBER OF THE OWNERS CLUB. AND THE SALES INFORMATION  SUPPLIED IN 2002 BY THE DEALER. WATERSIDE CLASSICS OF GLASGOW FOR £13950. SALES INVOICE INCLUDED. THERE IS NO DOCUMENTARY CONFIRMATION AVAILABLE BUT THE VERY DETAILED ADVERT WOULD FORM A LEGAL TRADE DESCRIPTION SO WOULD NOT GIVEN LIGHTLY. ONE THEORY IS THAT THE DEALER ACQUIRED THE CAR FROM THE FIRST OWNER OR HIS FAMILY.
" FULL RESTORATION IN THE LATE NINETEEN EIGHTIES" :"BODY REMOVED.  CHASSIS CHECKED AND REPAINTED. ASH SILL MEMBERS REPLACED. BARE METAL REPAINT FROM THE ORIGINAL GREEN TO BLACK. RECORDED BY THE DVLA ON 14/04/1988.
ENGINE OVERHAULED WITH REGROUND CRANKSHAFT CON RODS AND BEARINGS".
"FOLLOWING THE RESTORATION THE CAR WAS UNUSED UNTIL BEING SOLD BY THE DEALER IN 2002. "
WORK CARRIED OUT BY THE PRESENT OWNER. AGAIN NO INVOICES.
UL HEAD OVERHAUL. NEW SOLID HEAD GASKET. ELECTRONIC IGNITION. RADIATOR RE-CORED. INTERIOR WOODWORK AND STEERING WHEEL PROFESSIONALLY  REFURBISHED.
THE LAST MOT CERT EXPIRED IN JULY 2013. NO LONGER NECESSARY BUT IT IS A GOOD IDEA TO KEEP TESTED IN THE FUTURE. MY OWN CARS ARE .
CONDITION GUIDE

THE ODOMETER READS 15900. THIS IS THE MILEAGE COVERED BY THE PRESENT OWNER SINCE PURCHASE IN 2002.
THE ROADSTER IS IN VERY DESIRABLE MATURE COMFORTABLE CONDITION. WELL SORTED AND MAINTAINED BY THE OWNER OVER THE LAST 12 YEARS. I HAVE CAREFULLY VALETED IT AND HAVE BEEN IMPRESSED BY THE QUALITY OF THE FITTINGS AND PRESENT CONDITION. ALL EQUIPMENT WORKS CORRECTLY. THE HOOD IS SIMPLE TO USE. THE REAR SEATS AND SCREEN ARE EASY TO OPERATE. THE WIND UP WINDOWS ARE GOOD. ACCESS AND SPACE IN THE COCKPIT ARE GOOD SO THE TRIUMPH IS VERY EASY TO LIVE WITH. THE LARGE BOOT MEANS TOURING IS EASILY MANAGEABLE.
CHASSIS AND ENGINE NUMBERS ON THE CAR MATCH THE V5C CERTIFICATE.
CLEAR HPI REPORT CARRIED OUT BY ME.
A BARE ENGINE BLOCK. NO CRANK. SPARE GEARBOX. FLOOR GEAR PARTS AND COMPLETE REAR AXLE ARE AVAILABLE TO COLLECT FROM THE OWNER NEAR ASHBOURNE. DE6 AS PART OF THE SALE. THE BUYER MUST BE PREPARED TO HANDLE AND TRANSPORT THESE HEAVY ITEMS.
THE OVERALL CONDITION IS EXCELLENT. THE BLACK PAINT HAS ONLY 2 SMALL FAINT BLEMISHES. ABOUT AN INCH. ON THE BONNET AND TOP OF OFFSIDE FRONT WING. LOOKS LIKE BIRD DROPPINGS. THE NEARSIDE FRONT WING EDGE HAS A SLIGHT MARK. THE HOOD IS GOOD AND FITS WELLTHE CHROME WORK IS EXCELLENT. BODY PANEL FIT AND SHUT LINES ARE VERY GOOD.
THE RED LEATHER SEATS AND RED CARPETS ARE VERY GOOD. THE DRIVERS SIDE SEAT CUSHION SAGS SLIGHTLY. THUS GIVING MORE CLEARANCE UNDER THE STEERING WHEEL! INTERNAL WOOD WORK IS EXCELLENT.
THE ROADSTER WAS DRIVEN 15 MILES TO ME FOR SALE AND SHOWED GOOD OIL PRESSURE AND TEMP READINGS.
AN ORIGINAL FACTORY WORKSHOP MANUAL. OWNERS INSTRUCTION BOOK AND OWNERS CLUB TECHNICAL HANDBOOK ARE WITH THE CAR. THE OWNER CONFIRMS THAT PARTS AND ADVICE ARE READILY AVAILABLE FROM THE OWNERS CLUB.
CONDITIONS OF SALE
THIS IS A SALE ON BEHALF OF THE PRIVATE OWNER WHO IS UNABLE TO ENJOY THE CAR TODAY FOR MEDICAL REASONS.  BIDDERS SHOULD VIEW THE CAR AND CONFIRM THE DESCRIPTION AND ASCERTAIN THAT THE ROADSTER MEETS WITH THEIR REQUIREMENTS. I DO NOT LIKE SURPRISES OR HAGGLING ON COLLECTION IF YOU HAVE NOT VIEWED THE CAR. PLEASE CHECK MY FEEDBACK.
OVERSEAS BUYERS ARE WELCOME. I AM FAMILIAR WITH THE EXPORT PROCEDURES. 3 AIRPORTS ARE ABOUT AN HOUR TAXI RIDE AWAY. IF YOU CANNOT TRAVEL PLEASE CALL ME TO CONFIRM ANY DETAILS OF THE DESCRIPTION. NO TEXTS PLEASE.
FOR EASE OF VIEWING AND COLLECTION THE TRIUMPH IS WITH ME NEAR ASHBOURNE DERBYSHIRE. CALL ME ON:
44(0)1335 350499 OR 07716 123788.
EMAIL ENQUIRIES WELCOME.
PAYMENT WILL BE BY BANK TRANSFER TO THE OWNER EITHER BEFORE OR ON COLLECTION USING A LOCAL BRANCH OF YOUR BANK.
BANKERS DRAFT/BUILDING SOCIETY CHEQUE BY ARRANGEMENT. COLLECTION TO BE WITHIN 7 DAYS OF PURCHASE

THIS AUCTION WILL HAVE A MODEST RESERVE- IT IS HERE TO SELL! THE OWNER CANNOT COMFORTABLY USE THE CAR.
IF YOU WISH TO END THE AUCTION EARLY USE THE BUY IT NOW PRICE. I WILL NOT END THE AUCTION EARLY UNLESS THE B. I. N IS USED. AFTER VIEWING OF COURSE.
I CAN DELIVER. PLEASE ASK FOR A QUOTE.
GOOD LUCK WITH THE BIDDING.
KEN PEARSON- CONNECTING PEOPLE AND MOTORCARS FOR 50 YEARS. SPECIALIST IN MANAGED PRIVATE SALE












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