Bonhams | 16-Oct-2016 | The Autumn Stafford Sale Important Collectors Motorcycles | Venue : Stafford, Staffordshire County Showground
Category : Classic Motorcycles
Lot No. : 162
Year : 1961
Engine Size : -
Registration No. : 384 BPO
Chassis No. : # 96631
Engine No. : # T100 4390
No longer available - Sold or withdrawn from sale


A happy marriage of Triumph power and Norton roadholding, the Triton is rightly regarded by enthusiasts as the quintessential British sports special. This hybrid first emerged in the 1950s and continues to be built by professionals and amateurs alike. Dave Degens, proprietor of Dresda Autos, was one of the first special-builders to put the Triton into what might be termed 'limited production', and today this charismatic hybrid enjoys marque status.
Completely restored between 2009 and 2012 and described as in generally good condition, this example consists of a 1957 'pre-unit' Tiger 100 engine, a Triumph gearbox, and a Featherbed frame dating from 1961. We are advised that the engine incorporates Hepolite pistons and an E3134 inlet cam, while other noteworthy features of this unique machine include belt primary drive, new clutch, new dynamo, rewound magneto, and aluminium alloy wheel rims, fuel tank and oil tank. Accompanying paperwork consists of an old-style logbook, sundry restoration invoices, NOC dating certificate, MoT to July 2017, and a V5C Registration Certificate. The machine also comes with a box of miscellaneous parts/spares to include a dual-seat, 'Ace' handlebars, gasket set, Triumph instruction manual, and a Haynes workshop manual.