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Lot 70 - A 1928 James Model 12 - 01/06/2019 For Sale by Auction

Charterhouse Auctioneers are pleased to offer this vehicle in their next Classic Bike auction on Saturday 1st June 2019 at the Vintage Nostalgia Show, Stockton Park, Stockton, Wiltshire BA12 0SQ. The auction will start at 1:00pm with viewing on Friday 31st May from 11.00am to 6pm and from 10:00am on the morning of the sale Lot 70 - A 1928 James Model 12 500cc V-Twin, registration number PH 8832, frame number DP2099, engine number ST2307, mustard/black. James were very proud that they manufactured all of the major components for their machines, unlike many of its contemporaries which bought in the majority. The firm’s first V-Twin, the 3½ hp 500cc No. 7 became available in 1914, priced at 60 guineas. After WWII James continued to offer a quality range of both single and V-Twin machines with the Model 12 Sports Twin becoming available in 1923. They found great success in the popular reliability trials of the day, with all machines individually tested by the works before being despatched to the new owner. Our vendor acquired this rare saddle tank Model 12 in 1993 in a very sorry state then embarked on a full restoration to show standard which was completed in 2018. The extensive restoration covered all aspects including the fabrication of a new fuel tank and stainless steel exhaust downpipes, rebuilt engine with a re-bore and new pistons, new pilgrim pump, reconditioned magneto, rebuilt wheels, new tyres, resprayed tank and frame, amongst other numerous items to create a motorcycle to be proud of. The accompanying history file contains numerous receipts, technical drawings, images of the James before restoration, previous MOTs, owner’s handbook and general correspondence. This beautifully restored James is one of a small handful of survivors and would grace any collection. V5C, MOT and tax exempt £10500-12500 + 13.2% buyer’s premium, with a minimum buyer’s premium of £96 (including 20% VAT) Live bidding available through our website. For more information, please contact Matthew Whitney at our salerooms or via email [email protected]


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