Lot 3115

Gene Ponder Collection

1953 Triumph Blackbird 6T


$17,250 USD | Sold

United States Flag | Marshall, Texas



Frame No.
Engine No.
6T 39500
Bill of Sale Only
  • A Triumph heavily based on its Thunderbird sister model, but made exclusively for the US market for customers wanting for black paintwork
  • Powered by a twin-cylinder 650-cc engine
  • Complete with finishing accessories such as front fender plate, fuel tank luggage rack, and sprung single seat
  • Immortalized in film, as ridden by Marlon Brando’s character in the 1953 cult movie, The Wild One
  • Claimed by the consignor to have been restored by Jim Hiddlestone, the renowned Triumph technician