Comet 1950, good useable bike, engine rebuilt in 2018, done 500 miles since, new main and big end bearings, piston, barrel and muff, new valves and valve guides and seats, work done by Bob Dunn, slight oil leak, new steel large and small idlers, oil pump, BTH electronic mag, Lucas E3L dynamo rebuilt, .....
Vincent Comet 1952, Non matching numbers, nice bike rides and starts fine, petrol tank has been treated. Dave Hills centre stand fitted, New seat fitted, Magneto overalled 12 months ago, some paperwork from 1956. A good usable machine, decent chrome, ride away, very realistic price. Ride away!
1949 Vincent HRD Comet series C, matching numbers,original registration number,VOC dating certificate,condition is "oilly rag", the bike was manufactured in 1949 and sent by passenger train to Kings of Oxford, this is an unusual bike due to the HRD cases - which are correct.
Work undertaken to recommission .....
Vincent Big Bore Comet
Comet bored and stroked to 600cc
Engine built by Bob Dun
Bob Newby clutch and belt drive
Grey Flash forks, seat, pushrod covers and brakes
Quaif gearbox housing and close ratio cluster
Pazon electronic ignition
Big bore exhaust
The frame and swinging arm (nickel plated) was built by Cyril Malem (CTG). the Borrani rims are wired with stainless Steel spokes on Dunlop K81 tyres. The front fork is a Ceriani GP. Brakes Fontana front brake 4LS (magnesium). Alloy control levers. Vincent Rear hub (alloy). 5” Vincent Black Shadow .....