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1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster
1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster
a 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster b 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster c 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster d 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster e 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster f 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster g 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster h 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster i 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster j 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster k 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster l 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster m 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster n 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster o 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster p 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster q (1) 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster q (2) 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster q (3) 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster q (4) 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster q (5) 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster


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Estimate: £16,000 - 20,000
  • V5 Present
  • MoT Exempt
  • Chassis number: TRD704
Forever associated with Jim Bergerac's crime‑busting antics in the hit BBC TV series of the 1980s and early 1990s, one of the Triumph Roadster's other claims to fame is that it was the last British car to feature a dickey seat. This 1947 example has been converted from column change to floor change (to a very professional standard), although the original bits will be sold with the car. The vendor reports that the car was restored from 2001 to 2003 ‑ including having all its woodwork renewed ‑ and was then used for shows and pleasure trips, including a a few visits to Jersey and, on one memorable occasion, ferrying Jim Nettles ‑ Jim Bergerac himself ‑ around when he opened the BBC Radio Norfolk show.

The history file includes pictures of the restoration, MoTs dating back to 2006, and a wide assortment of 21st century bills, including one for a stainless steel exhaust in 2008. There's also the instruction book. Triumph Roadster Club restoration guide and technical handbook, There's also a plaque from when the car won an award at the Hatton Country Show Rally in June 2007. The odometer records the mileage as 78,375.  

Although the restoration was getting on for 20 years ago now, the car's condition is holding up well, with the exterior and interior in very good order. The chrome is free from any significant blemishes, and the leather, wood and carpeting inside show very few signs of age or wear.

PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR VIDEO PRODUCED 20TH JULY BY ACA OF THIS CAR.
Forever associated with Jim Bergerac's crime-busting antics in the hit BBC TV series of the 1980s and early 1990s, one of the Triumph Roadster's other claims to fame is that it was the last British car to feature a dickey seat. This 1947 example has been converted from column change to floor change (to a very professional standard), although the original bits will be sold with the car. The vendor reports that the car was restored from 2001 to 2003 - including having all its woodwork renewed - and was then used for shows and pleasure trips, including a a few visits to Jersey and, on one memorable occasion, ferrying Jim Nettles - Jim Bergerac himself - around when he opened the BBC Radio Norfolk show. The history file includes pictures of the restoration, MoTs dating back to 2006, and a wide assortment of 21st century bills, including one for a stainless steel exhaust in 2008. There's also the instruction book. Triumph Roadster Club restoration guide and technical handbook, There's also a plaque from when the car won an award at the Hatton Country Show Rally in June 2007. The odometer records the mileage as 78,375. Although the restoration was getting on for 20 years ago now, the car's condition is holding up well, with the exterior and interior in very good order. The chrome is free from any significant blemishes, and the leather, wood and carpeting inside show very few signs of age or wear. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR VIDEO PRODUCED 20TH JULY BY ACA OF THIS CAR.
  • V5 Present
  • Chassis number: TRD704
Estimate: £16,000 - 20,000

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