Found on eBay: 1977 Triumph Bonneville Silver Jubilee Limited Edition

| 7/7/2010 11:12:11 AM

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In a move only the British would try, Triumph produced a special anniversary edition Bonneville celebrating the 25th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, then sold it both in the U.K. and the U.S.

By 1976, Triumph was a co-op, and they built more than 55,000 750cc twins between 1976 and 1983. This included more than a dozen different variations of the Bonneville and Tiger, including about 2,000 Silver Jubilees, also known as the T140J. Roughly half of these were imported to the U.S., and while they were slow sellers at the time, they’re fairly rare and appreciated today. The Silver Jubilee sported a special silver paint scheme accented with red, white and blue and a blue seat, along with chromed timing and primary cases.

According to the auction, this particular Silver Jubilee has less than 10,000 original miles on it and is in good condition. The bike runs and rides well, has excellent compression, and the paint and chrome appear to be in very good condition for their age, with just a slight patina. The bike comes with a clean title and the original Certificate of Ownership from when it was originally purchased from Triumph.

To visit the auction for this Triumph Bonneville Silver Jubilee, go here. 


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