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1950 VINCENT RAPIDE SERIES SOLD

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  • £57,500 Sold
  • 1950
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Price £57,500 Sold
Ad Type For Sale
Category Motorcycles
Make Vincent
Model RAPIDE
Year 1950
Country UK
Region Gloucestershire
Telephone 01242 393862
Status Trade
Date 08-Apr-2018
Ref C979471
Vincent Rapide Series C 1950 . Historic And Immaculate . Not Dissimilar To A New Machine . Known History From Birth . Previously Owned By The Famous Vincent Guru... E.M.G.Stevens , The Author Of " Know Thy Beast ". His Name Appears , In The Buff Log Book , Along With That Of , The First Owner ; Billy Galloway ; The Famous Tearaway Australian Speedway Rider ; Who Brought Speedway To The UK , With Keith Mackay.

It Was Bought By The Previous Owner , As An Original Machine , With Upgrades Of Lightning Brakes And Shadow Speedo , As Itemised On The Vincent Factory Build Sheet ; As Specified By Billy Galloway . It Was Then Totally Dismantled For A No Expense Spared Nut And Bolt Restoration , By A Well Known Vincent Restorer ; Articles Of His Workmanship Come With It , Together With A Log Of The Work Undertaken And Photos Taken During The Rebuild .The Restoration Was Completed Early In 2015 And Its Now Covered 790 Faultless , Careful , Running In Miles And Only Sold On To Us , As The Last Owners Arthritis , Meant It Was Too Painful To Continue To Ride It .

Comes With All Correct Frame Numbers ; Paired Crankcase Halves ; Original Registration Number ; Vincent Owners Club Authenticity Certificate ; Original Copy Of The Factory Build Sheet ; Old Buff Log Book ; Current V5C ; A Copy Of " Know Thy Beast " And Very Easy To Use Role On Centre Stand .It Starts Easily And Settles To An Even Tickover , With A Sweet Running Engine And Rides Faultlessly , With Everything Working Well ; Like A New Machine.

Continued , Final Running In Is Advised , As This Wonderful Machine Has Had Many Hundreds Of Hours , Lavished On Its Restoration .
This Is An Iconic Machine , With Impeccable Provenance , From New , With Famous , Vincent And Other Motorcycle Related Owners .
Photos Can't Convey What It Looks And Sounds Like " In The Flesh ".

Slight Leak In Tank Hence Price Reduced! Bargain!



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