Colonel Edwin B Buttery was a true patriot. He survived severe brain injuries during a plane crash in World War II. He tried with all his might to stay out of the hands of the Germans and owed his life to the skilled work of a Dutch brain surgeon. He even managed to pass on crucial information to the Allies so that the attack in the Rheinland could go ahead. He was very rightly awarded the Purple Heart. The life of the Colonel was very special and was always dedicated to serving his country. After his field work, he continued to work for defense at the Pentagon. A year before his retirement, he treated himself to this magnificent Triumph GT6. The car went later to his son and has since only had one owner who realized at the time that this is a unique car. The 1968 Triumph GT6 shown here is in fact completely original. The body is completely unrestored and the paint is all original. The car stands on the original wire wheels which are also in good condition. The wheels are also equipped with good tires in the correct sizes. The chrome bumpers have a beautiful patina and everything is to see that this is a wonderfully original car. The interior matches the exterior perfectly. The carpets and upholstery on the seats are completely original. The sport seats not only look very inviting but also offer nice support all around. The instruments and dashboard are also completely original and are in very good condition for the age of the car and originality. The technique, judging by the large number of invoices with the car, has been very well maintained over the years. The Triumph GT6 Mk1 is powered by a 2 liter six-in-line which in this case is mated to a four-speed manual transmission. The engine not only sounds wonderful but, with its 95 hp, is also quite powerful for the time. Add to this the fact that the Triumph weighs almost nothing and you can see that all the ingredients for a good sports car are present. The brakes and chassis are also in good condition and contribute to the wonderful authentic handling of this beautiful Triumph GT6. This is a car for the person who can appreciate originality. The user marks on the car tell a story and show that this is a unique car. Restoring this car would take the soul out of it, conservation is therefore the motto. The car is not only beautifully original but also the documentation that is present. Among other things, the original manual, the original service book and many maintenance bills are present. Finally, there are several pieces present that describe the life of the Colonel and support the story of this car.