Original Purchase Receipts

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Re: Original Purchase Receipts

#11 Post by vitessesteve » Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:06 pm

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Dutton Forshaw on Corporation Street, Preston were the suppliers of an 'R' reg Triumph 2500S that I bought back in the late 1990's for breaking. This was the paper document wallet that came with the car depicting their logo.

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Dutton Forshaw took over Loxhams. Loxhams Garages Ltd then traded as Dutton Forshaw (Preston) Ltd. I have written about Loxhams in my blog see: http://vitessesteve.blogspot.com/2017/1 ... rs-54.html

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Re: Original Purchase Receipts

#12 Post by vitessesteve » Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:10 pm

I have written a blog post about Stanbourne Motor Co Ltd of Bournemouth: http://vitessesteve.blogspot.com/2016/0 ... mouth.html

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Re: Original Purchase Receipts

#13 Post by JoyOfSix » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:01 pm

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Steve posted a reply in this topic (3rd reply) with a picture of a Triumph dealer tax disc, which
then prompted me to dig mine out!
D'oh! Didn't notice that.. You can tell Im a newbie, sorry!

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Re: Original Purchase Receipts

#14 Post by johnnydog » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:02 pm

vitessesteve wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:00 pm
johnnydog wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:09 pm
The original tax disc holder from my 1973 2.5PI.
Supplied by Reliance Garage in Glossop, who were authorised Triumph dealers, but strangely didn't have the Triumph logo on on the holder. The car still has its dealer sticker in the rear window which also doesn't have the Triumph logo. They are listed in the Triumph Sales and Service booklet however.
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I would like a photo of your rear window sticker, when you can, to add to my collection. I was pleased to see that the firm (RelianceGarage(Glossop)Ltd) is still trading at the same address.
I'll 'snow shower' dodge tomorrow and do that!

My other 1972 PI was originally supplied by the Triumph Dealers, Blue Bell Garage, Bury and Rochdale Old Road, at Heywood. I bought the car in 1991, and as Blue Bell Garage still existed, I paid them a visit. I recollect they had been or were at the time a BMW garage, and they kindly supplied a couple of old Blue Bell Triumph rear window stickers, and some PI fuel injection parts they had 'lying around' (ahh, the good old days...). One window sticker went in the car, which unfortunately has now suffered the ravages of time, but if I can find the other one, I will photo it. No promises, but I'll do my best to find it...!
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Re: Original Purchase Receipts

#15 Post by v8sam » Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:41 pm

vitessesteve wrote:
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I am always pleased Triumph Car Dealer elated material. I have found this Clarence Engineering Co Ltd of Belfast tax DiscHolder image in my collection.

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By any chance do you have a Clarence Engineering Triumph Steve? :lol: Also, where did you find the tax disc holder? Never seen one before
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Re: Original Purchase Receipts

#16 Post by johnnydog » Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:30 pm

The Reliance Garage (Glossop) rear window sticker in my Sienna PI.
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And the coin tucked between the seat squab and parcel shelf turned out to be a shilling!
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Re: Original Purchase Receipts

#17 Post by v8sam » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:33 am

Not sure if Clarence ever supplied my great Grandfather's one with any window stickers or key fobs, although it has the original sill kick plate dealer plaque.
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Re: Original Purchase Receipts

#18 Post by johnnydog » Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:53 pm

johnnydog wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:02 pm
vitessesteve wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:00 pm
johnnydog wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:09 pm

My other 1972 PI was originally supplied by the Triumph Dealers, Blue Bell Garage, Bury and Rochdale Old Road, at Heywood. I bought the car in 1991, and as Blue Bell Garage still existed, I paid them a visit. I recollect they had been or were at the time a BMW garage, and they kindly supplied a couple of old Blue Bell Triumph rear window stickers, and some PI fuel injection parts they had 'lying around' (ahh, the good old days...). One window sticker went in the car, which unfortunately has now suffered the ravages of time, but if I can find the other one, I will photo it. No promises, but I'll do my best to find it...!
I have now found the spare the Blue Bell Garage rear window sticker (thankfully as it's a nice touch having the supplying garage details on the car, I think!). I have photographed it as best as I can but it still has its protective film over the adhesive, so it will look better when it's on the car.
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Re: Original Purchase Receipts

#19 Post by vitessesteve » Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:06 pm

v8sam wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:33 am
Not sure if Clarence ever supplied my great Grandfather's one with any window stickers or key fobs, although it has the original sill kick plate dealer plaque.
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Here is a clean new one
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Re: Original Purchase Receipts

#20 Post by vitessesteve » Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:09 pm

By any chance do you have a Clarence Engineering Triumph Steve? :lol: Also, where did you find the tax disc holder? Never seen one before
I think the tax disc holder was for sale via eBay.

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