Triumph JC Midge 1971

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Lot No: 34
Year Make Model Mileage ESTIMATED SALE PRICE
1971 Triumph JC Midge 87,939 (Not Warranted) £3,000 - £4,000

Description:

In Brief:

  • Nice example of a Triumph JC Midge
  • Finished in British Racing Green
  • Comes with a substantial history file including an assortment of invoices and collection of JC Midge Owner’s Club Magazines
  • Powered by a Triumph 1147cc engine with rebuilt twin SU carbs

On the Surface: This 1971 Triumph JC Midge is a nice example. Finished in what appears to be British Racing Green over a black leather interior.

Maintenance & History: The Midge is equipped with the Triumph 1147cc engine, featuring rebuilt twin SU carbs and a wrapped free flow exhaust manifold.

Accompanied by a substantial history file, this Midge includes countless Midge Owner’s Club Magazines, a Rimmer Bros parts catalogue, numerous invoices, small brass plaques from various car meets, and the V5 registration document.

The Model: The Triumph JC Midge was hand-built from plans designed by John Cowperthwaite, mainly utilising Triumph Herald chassis’ and largely made of aluminum-skinned plywood. Its design draws inspiration from the British 1930s cars like the MG J2 Midget. Similar to the Burlington in both design and construction, the Midge originally served as a re-body of the Triumph Herald, Vitesse, or Spitfire, blending historical charm with dependable engineering.

Sale Insight: This 1971 Triumph JC Midge presents a unique opportunity. Whether for display at car meets or summer drives, this Midge looks like a very enjoyable classic.

Lot No. 34
Auction 25th July 2024
Vehicle Make Triumph
Vehicle Model JC Midge
Year of Manufacture 1971
Mileage 87,939 (Not Warranted)
Registration CTX422J
Date first Registered 04/03/1971
MOT N/A
Chassis Number F47686
Engine Number FC659641HE
Estimated Sale Price £3,000 - £4,000

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