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Triumph is Top Trump at Charterhouse Auction

    A Triumph TR3a is just one of the star cars in the Charterhouse auction of classic cars on Sunday 12th February. “Triumph Motor Cars always evoke memories for everyone, but possibly none more so than the famous TR sports car range, and we are pleased to receive instructions to sell this beautiful original UK 1960 Triumph TR3a . ” Commented Matthew Whitney. “Despite the doom and gloom there is around at the moment, and we have just had our best ever year for selling classic and vintage cars with an impressive total of over £700,000. Many of our clients prefer to have money in motors rather than sitting in the bank earning them little interest, with buyers often buying classic cars they enjoyed in their youth or possibly cars they aspired to when they were younger. “The Triumph TR3a entered into the Charterhouse auction has been fully restored to a high standard by its owner. It is known as a matching numbers car whereby the car still retains the original engine and gearbox as it was supplied with new over 50 years ago. Since it has been it its current owners hands it has undergone a total restoration and is now finished in Triumph powder blue, is trimmed in blue leather, sits on chrome wire wheels, and the engine has been converted to run on unleaded fuel. Estimates at £15,000-18,000, the owner is selling as he gets more enjoyment out of restoring his cars rather than driving them.For more details of this auction or to consign a classic or vintage car, please contact Matthew Whitney, Head of Classic & Vintage Cars at Charterhouse, The Long Street Saleroom, Sherborne, Dorset on 01935 812277, or via email at mw@charterhouse-auction.comCaption:Top Triumph TR3a going under the Charterhouse hammer in February £15,000-18,000Quick Links Forthcoming SalePrevious SaleSale Preview Tel: (01935) 812277 For further information regarding this article, please contact Richard Bromell, Director