1946 HRD Rapide 998cc Series B

Sold for £69,750

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: 984 XUW
Frame No: R2011
Engine No: F10AB/1/12
CC: 998
MOT: Exempt

  • 3rd earliest survivor in the World
  • 10th example built after World War 2
  • One of only 19 machines shipped in 1946 ex-works post WW2
  • All correct numbers including crankcase pairing and rear frame
  • 2nd bike shipped to Europe and the oldest survivor
  • Retains the majority of early features which differentiate the immediate post-war HRD's from all later machines
  • Extensively restored in Europe during the 1980s
  • Purchased by our vendor in 2016 and recommissioned back to its correct specification
  • Fitted with a center mounted stand for ease of use
  • Complete with a very comprehensive history file including photos of the 1980's restoration, VOC dating letter, copy of original factory order sheet, period Vincent handbook, old MOT's and letters from previous owners
  • In excellent running order
  • Complete with current V5C

For more information, please contact:
Mark Bryan
mark.bryan@handh.co.uk
07718 584216

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