Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Triumph Car Main Distributor List for USA in 1962

The Triumph Herald owners handbooks for the USA market included a list of the main distributors.  I have extracted this information from the USA Triumph Herald Coupe and Convertible Owners Handbook for 1959-62.

Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
CAL SALES, INC., 1957 West 144th Street, Gardena, California
Telephone: Davis 9-7575

Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio
EUROPEAN MOTORS, INC., 8811 E, Jefferson Avenue, Detroit 14, Michigan
Telephone: Valley 1-7900

New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
GENSER-FORMAN, INC., 1200 Springfield Road, Union, New Jersey
Telephone: Murdock 8-0050

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee
SOUTHEAST TRIUMPH SALES, INC., 207 North Palafox Street, Pensacola, Florida
Telephone: Hemlock 3-5674

Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
JONES-BISCHOFF TRIUMPH DISTRIBUTORS, 5220 Natural Bridge, SI. Louis J5, Missouri
Telephone: Evergreen 5-2222

Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
SOUTHWEST TRIUMPH DISTRIBUTORS, INC., 308 Hughes Street, Houston, Texas
Telephone: Walnut 8-5286

Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
TRIUMPH DISTRIBUTORS, INC., 870 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Telephone: Whitehall 3-4242

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Watertown 72, Boston, Massachusetts
Telephone: Walnut 6-0660

Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia
COLUMBIA TRIUMPH DISTRIBUTOR, INC., 10582 Metropolitan Avenue, Kensington,
Telephone, Lockwood 4-0650

SPORTCAR SALES, 109 Fireweed Lane, Spenard, Alaska
Telephone,' Anchorage 6-9799

VAIL MOTORS, LTD., 400 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu, Hawaii
Telephone: 583-587

America Dealer directory

I have a copy of the  Leyland North America Dealer directory 1974 - Austn , MG, Jaguar, Triumph, Land Rover.  If you have any other directories I would really appreciate a copy.

Plea for information

If you have any more information or recollections, photos of window stickers, dealer badges or sill plates etc please let me know. I can be contacted via the comments to this post or on facebook at

Further information and sources

Link to the other articles in this series.

Link to face book page: Triumph Car Dealers.

Link to my Triumph Car Dealers Flickr group .

I have a collection of Standard Triumph car dealer directories:
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