Catalogue - Motorcycles

Leominster Classic & Vintage Motorcycles

Thursday 28th November 2019, 12 Noon

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We are currently inviting vendors to consign for future sales. Our team is spread across the UK and have a wide knowledge of all marques. Where necessary, we will arrange an appointment to advise on value and guide you through how to sell at auction.

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  1. 1939

    AJS 26 Silver Streak

    Beautiful, fully restored example of this girder forked, rigid sports motorcycle. With factory tuned engine and copious amounts of chrome, this AJS should attract attention. Said by the vendor to be an extremely pleasant machine to ride.

    Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

  2. 1949

    AJS 500 Custom Bobber

    Big British single with classic chopper styling; get your motor runnin', head out on the highway...

    Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

  3. 1962

    AJS Model 16 Sapphire

    Matching numbers bike confirmed by the AJS/Matchless factory records, dispatched December 1961 to Warwick Motorcycles,London

    Estimate: £2,400 - £2,600

  4. 1949

    AJS/Matchless 500 Custom Bobber

    Beautifully built bobber; Dating Certificate

    Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

  5. C. 1953

    Ariel Square Four Mk 2

    Wonderful MK2 which has benefited from a recent engine rebuild; it appears to be in superb original condition , so the vendor has decided to let it wear it's age with pride; one to ride and enjoy

    Estimate: £11,000 - £13,000

  6. 1936

    BSA 750cc Model Y13

    Exceedingly rare and desirable BSA V-twin; from a private collection

    Estimate: £28,000 - £32,000

  7. 1955

    BSA A10 Cafe Racer

    Well-executed cafe racer; alloy head; alloy tank; TLS front brake; racing seat; Ace bars; rear sets; chronometric clocks; swept pipes; current owner 15 years

    Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

  8. 1959

    BSA A10 Super Rocket

    Rocket Gold Star lookalike built by an ex-BSA factory employee; rebuilt engine; starts easily and runs well; engine and frame numbers match those on the 1968 logbook; transferable 944 plate should interest Porsche drivers

    Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

  9. 1956

    BSA A10 Super Rocket Spitfire Replica

    Fantastic looking 650cc Spitfire replica; 1961 engine; Vintage MCC Dating Certificate; from a private collection

    Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

  10. 1949

    BSA B31 Trials

    Great looking 350cc pre-1965 trials machine; digital speedo; REH hubs; Akront/Morad alloy rims; high ground clearance frame; new rear sprocket and chain; from a private collection

    Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

  11. C. 1960

    BSA Bantam Brass Bobber Special

    Rebuilt D10 engine in a D1 frame; D7 tank and wheels; fortune spent; more bling than Liberace!

    Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

  12. 1970

    BSA Bantam Bushman

    Last and best of the Bantam models; older restoration; Todd cylinder head fitted

    Estimate: £1,800 - £2,500

  13. 1955

    BSA Bantam Major D3

    Rare Bantam D3 from a private collection; new battery fitted; interesting registration number; understood to have rode well about 6 months ago, when last used; might need a little fettling for regular use again

    Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

  14. 1936

    BSA Blue Star 500

    Fine-looking sporting big single; from a private collection

    Estimate: £7,500 - £9,500

  15. 1949

    BSA C11 Deluxe

    Fully restored in 1997 and little use since; very correct and original including speedo in the tank; original buff logbook and first tax disc; pretty as a picture

    Estimate: £2,400 - £2,800

  16. 1967

    BSA C15 SS80

    Nicely presented greenlaner; matching numbers; only 140 miles since restoration; engine rebuilt; 19" front wheel; 12v electrics; new brakes, suspension, tyres, chain, sprockets, wiring loom, stainless steel fasteners etc; from a private collection

    Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

  17. 1956

    BSA DB32 Gold Star

    Nicely presented DB32 350; fully restored in 2017 and only 80 miles since; converted from Clubman to Touring spec; interesting number plate; from a private collection

    Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

  18. 1961

    BSA DBD34 Gold Star

    Smart DBD34 500 Gold Star in easier to live with touring trim; 190mm front wheel

    Estimate: £12,000 - £14,000

  19. 1958

    BSA M21 with Sidecar

    Accompanied by AA livery sidecar; long term ownership; not used in the last 10 years so may need some light re-commissioning

    Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

  20. 1926

    BSA Model S27

    Three owners from new, the current since 1987; fully restored in 1988 and lightly used since; original buff logbook; original oil pump; transferable number

    Estimate: £5,500 - £6,500

  21. 1962

    BSA Rocket Gold Star

    The third RGS made, frame no. 103; matching numbers; restored in 2017; only 140 miles on rebuilt engine and gearbox; Lyta tank; Dating Certificate; a cracking example

    Estimate: £16,000 - £18,000

  22. C. 1960

    BSA Sunbeam 175 Scooter

    All proceeds for this will be going directly to the County Air Ambulance Trust; surely a fairly basic project; some associated other parts

    Estimate: No Reserve

  23. 1951

    BSA ZB32 Gold Star

    Fully restored in 2016; matching numbers; current owner 24 years; close ratio gearbox; Dating Certificate; a great looking Gold Star 350

    Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

  24. C. 1971

    Bultaco TSS 250

    Barry Sheene replica; fitted with ex-carting engine, c.1976; build cost to date approx.£6000; since 2015- new exhaust system; piston, small end bearings, main bearings, Italian alloy wheels with Dunlop tyres; New Adjustable Stand included.

    Estimate: No Reserve

  25. 1954

    DOT Model R

    Very rare DOT; rigid roadster,two owners from new; restored, just needs wiring finishing

    Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

  26. 1957

    Douglas Dragonfly

    Owned for the last 40 years; dry stored for a considerable time; all present and correct and with compression; some light re-commissioning but in need of new owner to enjoy

    Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

  27. 2002

    Ducati 620 Sie

    Just 2,300 miles from new; MOT October 2020; carbon cans; tail tidy; cam-belts 200 miles ago; recent battery; a lovely bike

    Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

  28. 1936

    Excelsior Manxman 350

    Almost a complete restoration; few small jobs to complete; accompanied with most parts to finish it off; engine and gearbox rebuilt

    Estimate: £11,000 - £12,000

  29. 1957

    Excelsior Roadmaster

    Part of a private collection; impressive looking rare machine; Villiers engine; recently shown at Llandrindod Wells vintage and classic show

    Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

  30. 1952

    Excelsior Talisman Twin

    Restored machine; new wheel rims and spokes; re-wired; re-sprayed; new chains and other replaced parts; desirable plunger frame model; ideal for the collector

    Estimate: £1,800 - £2,000

  31. 1961

    Francis-Barnett Falcon 87

    Part of a private collection; 1961 machine and first registered in 1962; only two former keepers; last official change of registered owners was 1988

    Estimate: No Reserve

  32. 1959

    Francis-Barnett Light Cruiser 79

    Part of a private collection; only three registered former keepers; transferable number; very presentable machine; nut an bolt restoration a few years ago

    Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

  33. C. 1962

    Greeves Scottish Trials Bike

    Fully restored with alloy head, resprayed frame, new mudguards, seat, wheels, Michelin tyres and cables; ready to race or trial; thousands spent and ready for a new keeper

    Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

  34. C. 1965

    Honda CA77 Dream Touring 305

    Iconic Honda from a private collection; imported from the USA; NOVA on file; new tyres; sundry other parts recently fitted; excellent potential for a winter project

    Estimate: No Reserve

  35. C. 2003

    Ifor Williams Box Trailer BV85G

    Potential motorcycle transport; front inspection door and aluminium loading ramp; spare wheel; keys present; 8ft long and 5ft wide; gross weight 2,700 KG

    Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

  36. 1964

    James Superswift 250 Sport

    A unique opportunity to secure this James bike modified to make a lovely trials machine; high exhaust; high level bars; single seat; trials tyres

    Estimate: £1,500 - £1,800

  37. 1977

    Laverda 1000 3C

    180 degree crank triple cylinder Jota look-alike from 22 year ownership; has been sat in storage for the last five years; needs some recommissioning and showing just 21,000 miles with an engine rebuild by Slaters 20 years ago

    Estimate: No Reserve

  38. 1962

    Matchless G2 CSR

    Fully restored by Trike Design of Caerphilly in 2012 and show use only since; matching numbers

    Estimate: £2,200 - £2,600

  39. 1961

    Mondiale 125

    A fine example in restored condition; UK registered; Italian flair

    Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

  40. 1975

    Morini 350

    Rare bike from 34 year ownership in partially restored state; some new parts inc. shockers, exhaust, but all parts believed present; some parts re-chromed , Appleby roller bearing crank

    Estimate: No Reserve

  41. 1999

    Moto Guzzi California EV

    Only 26,000 miles indicated; two registered keepers since new; panniers included; great value usable Italian tourer; current MOT until May 2020

    Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

  42. 1959

    MV Agusta 175 CST

    A nicely restored machine; UK registered; very pretty indeed

    Estimate: £3,250 - £4,250

  43. 1955

    Norton Dominator Model 88

    Nicely restored 'Wideline' Dominator; overall excellent paintwork & chrome; small dents to tank; the owner tells us it runs & rides very well

    Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

  44. 1967

    Norton 650 SS

    This late model 'Sports Special' comes from a small private collection; said by the owners to be one of his favourites to ride; presented here in great condition

    Estimate: £5,500 - £6,500

  45. 1958

    Norton Dominator 99

    Recently restored to a high standard; alloy rims and stainless spokes; ready to go and show

    Estimate: £7,000 - £8,000

  46. 1962

    Norton Manx 500 11M

    Supplied new in December 1962 to Reg Dearden, Manchester; correct matching frame and gearbox; excellent opportunity to complete with a suitable engine and potentially present a very valuable machine

    Estimate: £11,000 - £12,000

  47. 1951

    Raleigh Cycle with Trojan Mini Motor

    Road registered; a Trojan for work - and pleasure; potentially up to 30MPH and 240MPG on a normal bicycle; Goodwood two-stoke 50cc runabout?

    Estimate: No Reserve

  48. 1967

    Royal Enfield 350 Bullet

    Ex-Indian Army frame; imported in 2015 after 95% rebuild and first registered for the road in the UK in August 2019; very few miles indicated and appears as effectively a new machine

    Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

  49. 1961

    Royal Enfield 350 Clipper

    Previously professionally restored by motorcycle engineer; transferable number; part of a private collection

    Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

  50. 1935

    Rudge 500

    From long term ownership; in need of re-commissioning; should be noted that this has been consigned from the same source as the HRD Python and Rudge parts listed; over the years some parts have been interchanged between them

    Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

  51. C. 1926

    Rudge Standard Four

    From the late Richard Morris collection ; this Standard Four is understood to be in working order & in largely standard condition, but would need careful recommissioning

    Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

  52. 1938

    Rudge Ulster

    From the late Richard Morris collection ; understood to be complete and running but will need careful recommissioning ; a great example of the sought after Ulster

    Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

  53. C. 1926

    Scott Super Squirrel

    From the late Richard Morris collection ; believed to be unrestored but used up until recently; rebuilt magneto; will need a little bit of tinkering to be up & running, but what a wonderful machine these 600cc 2 strokes are to ride.

    Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

  54. 1929

    SOS Dirt Track Special

    Only one built; letter from Len Vale-Onslow to confirm; lots of paperwork and parts to finish; Brooklands 172TT Villiers racing engine

    Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

  55. 1915

    Sunbeam 3 1/2 hp

    From the late Richard Morris collection ; understood to be in a running condition but careful recommissioning recommended; regularly used in recent years & well known in Sunbeam circles; Pioneer run ?

    Estimate: £10,000 - £12,000

  56. 1914

    Sunbeam 3 1/2 hp

    From the late Richard Morris collection ; pioneer registered; believed to be complete and running but careful recommissioning recommended; wonderful period touches

    Estimate: £9,000 - £11,000

  57. C. 1937

    Sunbeam Golden Light Roadster

    Nice original bicycle; Sunbeam quality; 28" frame and hub brakes

    Estimate: £200 - £300

  58. 1924

    Sunbeam Model 7

    From the late Richard Morris collection ; understood to be running and used regularly; fabulous period features, acetylene lighting, leather tool bags; a veteran machine welcomed at any occasion; Banbury eligible

    Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

  59. C. 1928

    Sunbeam Model 9

    From the late Richard Morris collection ; beautifully restored, almost complete but in need of a little finishing ; it appears Richard just ran out of time , but will make a great vintage ride with very little work to finish

    Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

  60. 1927

    Sunbeam Model 9/90 Special

    Amendment ; From the late Richard Morris collection ; a fabulous vintage special incorporating some of the best bits from late Sunbeam models; 1931 Model 90 engine & four speed gearbox; a vintage hot rod ; engine no. amended

    Estimate: £11,000 - £13,000

  61. 1934

    Triumph 5/4 S

    Family owned from new; matching numbers; not run for some years with plenty of patina

    Estimate: £6,000 - £7,000

  62. 1959

    Triumph 6T Thunderbird 750

    Very well restored Super Triumph; near concours condition; fitted with a T120 Bonneville Morgo converted 750cc engine; twin Mikuni carbs; current owner since 1998; part of static display for many years; now ready for the road

    Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

  63. 1961

    Triumph T120R Bonneville

    Restored machine over 10 years ago with different but appropriate 650cc engine; original crank cases included; been in static display and will need some recommissioning

    Estimate: £7,000 - £8,000

  64. 1961

    Triumph Tiger 110

    Only four owners from new; many invoices going back to 2002 when it was restored and resprayed in original 1961 colours; converted to lead free, 12v electrics; stainless wheels; looking very impressive; reluctant sale but the time has come

    Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

  65. 0

    Unusual Novelty Harley Davidson 'Coke Can'

    The art of recycling; made from various aluminium cans; scale model of an iconic Harley

    Estimate: No Reserve

  66. 1935

    Velocette KTS

    Owned since 1954; in need of some light re-commissioning; touring model; desirable machine

    Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

  67. 1958

    Velocette Valiant Veeline

    Owned since 1960; last on the road in 2014; other parts may be available, TBA

    Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

  68. 1949

    Vincent HRD 998cc Series B

    Fully restored 20 years ago and regularly used since; matching numbers; Certificate of Authenticity; factory build sheets; from a private collection

    Estimate: £28,000 - £32,000

  69. 1949

    Vincent HRD Comet

    Matching numbers bike with HRD marked crankcases; carefully recommissioned to retain patina; 1,000 miles in last 18 months; VOC authentication

    Estimate: £15,000 - £17,000

  70. 1934

    Vincent HRD Python Sports

    Owned since 1952; incredibly rare machine; spare and further original parts also included; originally dispatched to the Avon Motorcycle Company; consigned from the same source as the 1935 Rudge and some parts may have been interchanged between them

    Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

  71. C. 1935

    Z - An HRD Clutch Case and associated parts

    Offered here at no reserve

    Estimate: £300 - £500

  72. C. 1936

    Z - Rudge Ulster part Engine and a large quantity of other Rudge associated engine parts

    Offered here at no reserve

    Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

  73. C. 1937

    Z - Velocette Frame, KSS Engine, Gearbox and other parts

    Offered here at no reserve

    Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

  74. C. 1933

    Z - Velocette MOV 250 Engine and Type 4 Gearbox

    Offered here at no reserve

    Estimate: £300 - £500