Here's the write-up on the vehicle.
It is item #423 at the auction:
Welcome aboard! Take a boat ride in your car. Cruise on land
and cruise in the water. This FJORD Green Amphicar is one
of only 3878 built and 1 of only 350 known to survive in the world.
It recently underwent a complete rotisserie restoration of every
single component on the car ..er..boat. It runs, drives and swims
perfectly with no leaks. Features water tight doors, bilge pump,
navigation lights, swimming step, anchor, paddle, spare tire, jack,
spacious luggage compartment. 4 speed synchronized transmission,
forward/reverse water transmission. A complete photo record of
restoration and manuals. Restored by TBIRDSQUARE (dot com)
also includes digital depth sounder with water speedometer and
original AM/FM shortwave radio.
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he listing info and write-up doesn't give the owner names.
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Subject: Re: Triumphs at auction - Barrett-Jackson 2006
In a message dated 1/19/2006 11:56:17 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
Two TR-6s were sold at the ongoing Barrett-Jackson auction.
1974 TR6 - $23,220
1976 TR6 - $11,340
There has also been an Amphicar that went for $124,000
YES, that's over $100K
The amphicar uses a Triumph Herald engine.
Was that Amphicar Brad and Sue's from the Colorado trip?
"Reality... it's not what you think."
Clark W. Nicholls
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