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This was bought from a classic motorcycle dealer 4/5 years ago in extremely good condition, having undergone restoration. The magneto was then replaced with an original (as an electric version had been fitted) and restored by uk magneto specialist. It runs and looks beautiful!

2,000
Hampshire
Private

This machine is an extremely rare 1940 500CC Military Scout. All original including the Carb, magneto, generator etc. The metal work is all original too with no pattern or fabricated parts. It was brought to the UK around 1941/42 when the US Army joined the allies, it is believed that the machine is likely to have ...

999
Surrey
Private

1940 INDIAN 78CI FOUR REGISTRATION NO. 964 YUY FRAME NO. 440656 ENGINE NO. DDO656 M 1278 CC • One of the rarest and most desirable American motorcycles • Restored in the USA circa 2001-2002 This Indian Four Cylinder from 1940, is extremely rare and in outstanding all original running condition including ...

999
Surrey
Private
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Picture of 1940 Ariel W/NG350 350cc Trials - Good Condition For Sale

An Original a Military bike that's now in civilian trim with telescopic front forks Allie guards and rims, It still retains its military rear rack. its was despatched as part of a contract supplied to the Royal Navy and the RAF, being despatched to the Chilwell depot where the Royal Army ordnance corp were based. Starts ...

1,000
Gloucestershire
Premium Dealer
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Picture of 1947 Triumph 5T 500cc Speed Twin - Great Condition For Sale

A very rare bike in great condition. With correct numbers restored back to original showroom condition. Starts runs and rides as good as it looks . Great for showing or just ride and enjoy. These motorcycles epitomise a period in British manufacturing which cannot be forgotten and yet still today carries a timeless charm ...

14,337
Gloucestershire

Bsa B31 for sale, I have owned since a rebuild, but not used, Great condition,new wiring cables ,tyres.. seat.. etc. Has been garaged while I have owned ,sorn, so will need a liven up..!! have BSA owners club ,vehicle report & all (lots) of receipts.. Northants, could possibly deliver.. 50 miles(ish)

120
Northamptonshire
Private

1942 Harley Davidson Model U 1200cc V twin, purchased by the vendor in 1988, returned to the road in 1990 and extensively rallied since. The vendor has covered around 80,000 miles since, mostly on the continent but including Welsh and English VMCC runs. Engine rebuilt around 4,000 miles ago and used sparingly since. Auction ...

Gloucestershire

Exclusive 1949 Guzzi 500 GTW, powerful version, 150 Km/h top speed, engine with special cams and valves, MD 28.5 carburetor, increased oil and petrol tanks, special shocks, Jaeger instruments, alloy rims and reduced size tires, exclusive design of fork and muffler. Licence plate and documents in order, Guzzi historical ...

1,234
Italy
Private
Premium Dealer
14
Picture of 1978 Honda CB400T  21023 For Sale

Reduced from £3995.00 This CB400T Dream is now a very rare bike in the UK (try and find another one in this condition). This was the predecessor of the Euro-styled Super Dream which, whilst also now rare, is more common than this model. The bike is in excellent condition and runs nicely. It is all original but the fuel ...

9,038
United Kingdom

Harley Davidson WLC 1942 has been fully rebuilt and rebuilt in previous years, engine and gearbox has not had to be touched original speedo with mileage in Harley Davidson colour scheme, correct tyres for the year of the bike.

23,670
Bedfordshire
Private
Premium Dealer
18
Picture of 1948 Vincent Comet For Sale

This fine Comet was registered 17th June 1948 from its UFM no.RC/2763. A non matching example it has been part of a large motorcycle collection for the last 19 years without much use. It has recently been re-commissioned for road use by Sports Classics Motorcycles and is in very good overall condition and in great running ...

879
Kent

Manufacturer: DKW Model: NZ500 Year: 1941 Displacement: 489 cc Cylinder: 2 Engine type: 2-stroke Bore / Stroke: 64 x 76 mm Power: 18.5hp @ 4200 rpm Top Speed: 115 km/h Units: c.4600 Frame number: 553460 Engine number: 1121082 DKW was founded in Zschopau in 1919 by Danish engineer Jorgen Rasmussen and built ...

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