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National Motorcycle Museum

Lot 305

1955 Vincent Series D Rapide
No Reserve

Sold for £35,650

(including buyers premium)

Lot details

Registration No: RLX 825
Frame No: RD12837
Engine No: F10AB/210937
CC: 1000
MOT: Exempt

  • In current ownership for 40 years. Comes with its RF60 log book. Despatched when new to Deeprose Brothers, Catford, SE6 on the 27th of July 1955
  • Acquired by the vendor on the 14th of October 1982 (receipt on file) for the sum of £2,875, upgrading from a Velocette Valiant
  • Purchased as a Vincent Black Knight in 1982, although there is no history as to why it was changed from Rapide to Black Knight spec.
  • Lots of paperwork and handwritten notes for work carried out in the 1980s
  • Verified by the Vincent Owners Club and known in their records
  • Recommissioning will be required before use due to storage (although it has been turned over regularly)

For more information, please contact:
Mike Davis
07718 584217


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