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1948 Ariel VCH 500cc Competition Hunter Trials Full Works For Sale

1948 Ariel VCH 500cc Competition Hunter Trials Full Works Spec !!!
Competition engine , with magnesium crank cases, round alley barrel and head ; W/R C type comp gearbox ; BTH Comp Mag ; 21" front wheel ; 19" back ; original red & chrome Indented tank , original mudguards ; rubber saddle , Etc . This is an extremely rare model which apart from the tyres Is 99 % To original Spec And Very Rare!! Comes with original and Valuable transferable registration number ( HOT 589 )!

This Actual Year And Model , Won The World Scrambler Championship In 1948 And 49 , With Harold Lines ! This Beauty Has Been Ridden Regularly And Well Cared For , For The Past 35 Years , By The Last Owner ; Now 82 Years Old ; Who Bought It From A Friend , Who Again Looked After It And Left It Original ! It Has Been Well Used And Very Well Maintained , Over The Past 65 Years , With The Engine And Gearbox Having Been Rebuilt , To Keep It In Tip Top Condition ; Though The Remainder Of The Machine Has Been Left Untouched ; As It Left The Factory , To Maintain Its Originality.

It's Been Used Extensively In The Salisbury Arbuthnot Trial ( named after Sir Robert / Admiral Arbuthnot ) All Details Of Which Are In Its History File . This Was A Very Tough , Time Trial , Over Some 75 Miles , On Ancient Tracks And Green Lanes. This Machine Has Got Great Provenance And History And Has Lovely Aged Patina. It Comes With Many Original Diagrams , Period Magazine Articles ; Receipts For Engine And Gearbox Rebuilds ; With Photos Of The Engine Rebuild , Etc , Together With All Details Of The Trials ; Etc , Etc ; Which Make Very Interesting Reading !
It Starts Easily And Sounds Very Healthy And Runs And Rides , Probably Better Than When It Left The Factory! So , All In All , A Very Rare Ariel Competition 500 , With Magnesium Crankcases ; Great Patina And Provenance. We've Never Seen Or Heard Of This Model , Before Now ; So Its A Very Rare Find Indeed! It Should Really Be In A Museum , Where Bike And Trials Enthusiasts Would Love To See It! So You Museums And Serious Collectors Out There , Please Call Us And Quickly , To Avoid Disappointment! Try And Find Another One ? ... You Won't ! A Fantastic Blue Chip Investment £9950
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