Triumph, 1923, Model H

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Marca: Triumph
Modello: Model H
N. Cilindri / Cilindrata: 1 / 550 cc
Anno: 1923

Triumph, 1923, Model H

Triumph "Model H", 1923, England

The Triumph model H (also known as “Type H” and “The Trusty”) is a British motorcycle produced by Triumph Engineering Co ltd in Coventry, England.

57.000 Model Hs were made from 1915 to 1923.

In early 1914 the English governement needed an efficient way to communicate with the troups at the front and decided to replace the messengers on horses with messengers on motorbikes.
Many models were made for this porpuse, but the Model H was the one chosen.

The Model H was infact known as The Trusty because it proved to be reliable in operating war conditions.