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1951 Vincent Black Shadow Series C

Lot 80 (National Motorcycle Museum, 2nd November 2019)

Sold for £83,250

(including buyers premium)

Lot details
Registration No: WXG 275
Frame No: RC/9869B
Engine No: F10AB/1B/7969
cc: 998
MOT Expiry Date: Exempt

- An extremely well-presented example that was dispatched to Surtees of Forest Hill London on the 19/11/1951

- This all matching numbers Black Shadow has been owned by the current vendor since the mid 1980's. It was purchased in a complete, but dismantled state

- It was then sent to Bob Dunn to be restored to concourse condition. Over many years Mr Dunn took on all mechanical and engineering work, and in the process did some subtle upgrades for better handling and riding. It also benefits from 12v electrics

- A current V5c, VOC corresponding paperwork confirming authenticity. Copies of the works order form, Road test report, Engine check list, completion note and the dispatch record. Also, on file are a host of receipts from the VOC for components and various work carried out over the years. Complete with tool kit and pump

- Since its completion, the current vendor has only covered a mere 125 miles

- Also fitted with BTH Electronic Ignition

- Original Lucas magneto (reconditioned) and various other parts included


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