Lot 38 - A 1956 Ariel VH 500 Red Hunter - 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 38 - A 1956 Ariel VH500 Red Hunter, registration number 629 AHN, frame number DU3760, engine number LC750, maroon. 629 AHN was originally supplied by Duplex Motor & Cycle Co Ltd, Darlington to its first owner with four subsequent changes of keeper before being purchased by our vendor in 1976 from a Mr Peter George. Subject to an extensive restoration in the current custodianship which covered all aspects including a full engine and gearbox rebuild, rebuilt wheels, resprayed petrol tank and tinwork, stove enamelled frame, rewiring plus numerous other aspects associated with a thorough rebuild. There is a large history file accompanying the Ariel comprising previous MOTs, original owner's guide, Pitman’s Book of the Ariel, receipts, workshop manual (copy) and general correspondence. The Ariel is only being offered for sale due to a lack of use due to our vendor's advancing years and his desire for the motorcycle to be being used more regularly. R60, V5, V5C, MOT and tax exempt
£5000-5500 + 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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