This motorcycle is to be auctioned at our Live and Online Summer Sale, Hanger 113, Bicester Heritage, OX26 5HA.
Friday 14 August Spares & Memorabilia (Lot 1 - 212) 10am
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Sunday 16 August Motorcycles (Morbidelli Collection) (Lot 501 - 704) 10am
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Wednesday 12 August 1pm to 5pm
Thursday 13 August 9am to 5pm
Friday 14 August 9am to 5pm
Saturday 15 August 9am to 5pm (Lots 501-704 only)
LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTION
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C.1965 AERMACCHI HARLEY-DAVIDSON ML 125 (LOT 548)
FRAME NO. 600398
ENGINE NO. 600398
In 1960, an unlikely alliance between the Italian Aermacchi concern and Harley-Davidson resulted in the former's lightweight motorcycles being sold in the USA alongside H-D's traditional v-twins. Marketed as Harley-Davidsons in the USA and as Aermacchi Harley-Davidsons elsewhere, the first models offered were re-badged versions of Aermacchi's 250cc and 350cc four-stroke horizontal singles. The latter remained in the Harley range until the end of the 1974 model year, falling sales forcing their discontinuation. Aermacchi's two-strokes also formed part of the line-up until 1978, at which point H-D's new owners - AMF - sold off their share of the Italian concern to Cagiva. In recent years there has been an upsurge in interest in these Italian-built Harley motorcycles, some 50,000 of which were sold in the USA during the two firms' 18-year association. This Aermacchi Harley-Davidson ML 125 is offered for restoration and sold strictly as viewed. There are no documents with this Lot.
£400 - 600
€450 - 670
To be sold without reserve
As with all Lots in the Sale, this Lot is sold 'as is/where is' and Bidders must satisfy themselves as to the provenance, condition, age, completeness and originality prior to bidding.
Original 1966 Aermacchi 350 Ala d'Oro, GP racing machine, no replica
belonged to Getullio Marcaccini, talented Italian driver.
Aermacchi historic register highlighted details of the official bikes:
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