This photo shows the visit of the then Crown Prince Hirohito’s visit to the Standard Motor Works in around the early to mid 1920’s*. Continue reading “Arthur Frost – and Hirohito”
Malcolm Whittaker has sent this photo, taken in the Engineering Development Department. It was Brian Anderson’s leaving do, circa 1978*.
The most decorated private soldier in World War One and Police Sargeant at Standard Triumph. Continue reading “Henry Tandey VC, DCM, MM”
On 17 October 1940, Second Lieutenant Sandy Campbell and his team of the Royal Engineers Bomb Disposal Company were called upon to deal with an unusually large and unexploded bomb that had fallen at the Triumph Engineering Company’s works in Canley.
Standard Triumph welcomed a huge number of visitors to the works with many famous faces amongst the visitors warranting an official photograph or two.
Continue reading “The Big ‘O’”
A unique piece of Triumph history has gone on display at the RAC Club in Pall Mall, London, this week. There aren’t many bits of early Triumph TR history left. Of the genesis of the Standard Triumph range of sports cars, from TRs to Spitfires, Stags and GT6s, we have little to point at and say, “That’s the start of it all”