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Triumph TR4A

Lot No

107

Make

Triumph

Model

TR4A

Year

1966

Vehicle Registration

NBY 98D

Chassis Number

CTC/72401-0

Engine Number

CT/72742E

CC

2138

Body Colour

Royal Blue

Trim Colour

Black

MOT Expiry

Jan 2018

Estimate

£18000 - 23000*

Details

- An appealing RHD TR4a finished in its original colour combination and first registered in London on October 8th 1966

- Built on September 8th 1966 as a home-market RHD car and factory fitted with over-drive and independent rear suspension, plus a heater

- Restored in 1996 and recommissioned in 2015-16 during the current ownership, with many mechanical and cosmetic items overhauled or replaced

The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Production Record Certificate for this appealing TR4a states that it was built on September 8th 1966 and despatched a few days later to a dealership in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, London. Manufactured to Home Market RHD specification, the factory specification included over-drive, independent rear suspension, and a heater. Finished in its original dark blue paint colour with black interior trim, the car was first registered in London on October 8th 1966. The car was acquired by a gentleman in Cambridgeshire in September 1994 and reportedly restored in 1996. After twenty-one years of ownership the car was acquired by our vendor in February 2015. A series of recommissioning commenced as described by the vendor: "the gearbox and overdrive were reconditioned and the crankshaft re-ground with new bearings fitted. The crankshaft oil seal and clutch were also replaced. Other new parts include the prop shaft, up-rated drive shafts with Quaife hubs, brake servo, battery, Revotec electric fan, Aldon electronic ignition, burr walnut dashboard, "Minilite" style wheels with new tyres, wiring loom replaced. The chrome work is in good condition with new bumpers and over-riders. Panels are in good condition, most of which were resprayed in 2016."

* All hammer prices are subject to a buyer's premium of 15% incl. VAT (@ 20%)

Date
29/03/2017

Location
Imperial War Museum Duxford