Mr W Vincent in New Zealand, has identified that the Chauffeur in the picture below was his grandfather William Charles Vincent. The photos date from 1911.
I WAS an apprentice at the Raleigh company in 1930 and later worked for Daimler.
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A Visit to the Triumph Works
We headed for Coventry and drove along the Ring Road to the factory of the Standard Motor Company Ltd., where Triumph TR3s are assembled.
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When the 83,139th and last Standard Eight rolled off the production line at Canley on Friday 9th July 1948, it wasn’t sold or given to a museum.
Dollars for TR3s
It is becoming increasingly difficult to think-up new publicity stunts but Mr. I. J. Penrice, Publicity Manager of the Standard Motor Co., Ltd., scored a distinct triumph in this direction when he heard that 40 members of the American Triumph Sports Owners’ Association wished to purchase new TR3s.
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