1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955

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Lot 421
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100
Registration no. GL 6719 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955

Sold for £ 19,550 (US$ 26,062) inc. premium
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100
Registration no. GL 6719
Frame no. TF 601
Engine no. 9-T100 16955
Although Triumph's Speed Twin caused a sensation when it appeared at the 1937 Motorcycle Show, few can have guessed how influential the design would prove to be. Performance proved exemplary for a road-going 500, around 85mph being attainable by the Speed Twin while the Tiger 100 sports version was even faster.

First registered on 1st February 1939, this Tiger 100 comes with an old-style continuation logbook (issued 1960) recording only one owner, Mr John Webster of Bath, and regular licensing up to 1966. It should be noted that the frame number recorded therein is 'TF 454', indicating that the frame has been changed at some time. The accompanying Triumph instruction book has some brief notes inside indicating, among other things, that 8,388 miles were covered in 1939.

The immediately preceding owner's late father bought 'GL 6719' in December 1998. It is believed that the Triumph was restored by the owner before him. On file are various photographs taken in the course of restoration and a few invoices. There is also a V5C document and sundry old tax discs and SORNs, while the last MoT expired in August 1999.
The current vendor purchased the Triumph at Bonhams' Stafford Sale in October 2013 (Lot 402) since when it has been professionally stored. Re-commissioning will be necessary before it returns to the road.

Footnotes

  • As with all Lots in the Sale, this Lot is sold 'as is/where is' and Bidders must satisfy themselves as to the provenance, condition, age, completeness and originality prior to bidding.

Saleroom notices

  • We have been advised that the forks have been assembled incorrectly and will require rebuilding and the usual safety checks prior to returning the machine to the road.
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1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
1939 Triumph 500cc Tiger 100 Frame no. TF 601 Engine no. 9-T100 16955
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