Bonhams : 1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA

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Lot 552
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100
Registration no. VMM 375 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA

Sold for £ 6,670 (US$ 8,362) inc. premium
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100
Registration no. VMM 375
Frame no. T100-16006NA
Engine no. T100-16006NA
The Tiger 100 sports version of Triumph's trend-setting Speed Twin was launched in 1938, reappearing in 1946 with telescopic forks in place of the original girders, and a separate dynamo and magneto instead of the original's magdyno. A die-cast alloy cylinder head and barrel were adopted for 1951, these and other engine improvements boosting power to 32bhp.

The vendor purchased this Triumph Tiger 100 from Motorcycles Unlimited of Greenford, Middlesex in January 2018 (sales receipt on file). Previous owner Steven Sumner was the nephew of the Triumph's original owner, Mr Fred Harris, who had purchased it new from a shop in Acton, West London. Mr Sumner's account (on file) states that the machine had spent most of its life in storage before being restored by Mr Harris (an ex-RAF aircraft engineer) in the 1990s. Used sparingly on account of Mr Harris's ill health, the machine was sold to Mr Sumner in 2015 and re-commissioned. In the summer of 2016 the Triumph won the 'Best in Show' award at the Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum in Calne, Wiltshire. The machine is offered with an instruction manual and replacement parts catalogue (both signed by Fred Harris) and a V5C Registration Certificate.

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

  • The frame number is 16006NA.
Contacts
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
1951 Triumph 498cc Tiger 100 Frame no. T100-16006NA Engine no. T100-16006NA
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