Triumph make unknown but possibly Thunderbird? Photo was taken in 1953 in South Africa

by Roger Falck
(Johannesburg, South Africa)

My dad with his Triumph circa 1953

My dad with his Triumph circa 1953

Hi

I have found this old picture of my Dad with the last motorcycle he owned. It was a Triumph but I am unsure of the model. The photograph was apparently taken in 1953, so it is from that era.

I would dearly like to find one in running condition and import it into South Africa.

I would greatly appreciate any assistance you could lend me in identifying the motorcycle, and pointing me in the direction of somebody who could help me source a restored version if at all possible.

(I am more than happy that you use the picture in your website if you wish, although its a photograph of an old photograph so the quality is extremely poor)

I can be contacted by email on roger_falck@mccormick.co.za

Thank you for your assistance.

Kind regards,

Roger Falck
Johannesburg
South Africa

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