27th Mar, 2024 11:00

National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands

  Lot 127

1967 Lambretta Li125 Series 4

Sold for £2,760

(including buyers premium)

Lot details

Registration No: LKE 573E
Frame No: 125Li4 149064
Engine No: 125Li4 149261
CC: 125
MOT: Exempt

  • Charismatic and largely original example
  • Correct engine and clear Li4 frame numbers
  • In good running condition ATC
  • V5C and ready for the road

The ‘Slimstyle’ Lambretta Series 3 was launched in December 1961 with the Li125. It was a sleek stylish machine compared to the previous wider Series 2 and over the course of time evolved into 150cc and special versions. It is unknown why the Li Series 4 came into being but we know that only 1400 were made. The series 4 had some unusual characteristics as the Li had already been superseded by the Special and SX versions of the slim style range. Reverting back to what appears at first glance as an L125 series 3 the key differences were that they had clip on side panels, the later oblong horncast badge, was non-chrome ring, and usually a blue dual seat with the whole scooter painted in a pale blue colour. In the UK there is a registrar of Series 4 machines collated by the British Lambretta Archive where only around 40 machines are known to survive.

This interesting example is a subtle blend of originality combined with some overblowing estimated at 50/50 original paint. Our vendor has carefully specialised in collecting very original examples and we note that all of the outer cables, grease-points and cable straps have never been removed. Still standard as a 125 on 6V points which is just as one likes to find these. This example was found in Italy and the previous Italian owner had installed a front riders saddle with a fold down side saddle accessory rear seat lady seat which has a nice original patterned cushion pad. There is also a homemade rear wheel carrier which has a trailer hook attached. One can imagine the Italian scene with lady and gent with trailer laden with children or produce travelling to town. Full keys are present for tool box and steering lock. There is an accessory helmet/bag hook and flyscreen brackets are in place to easily add your own screen. The scooter started up easily and sounded healthy at the time of consignment. Comes with an authenticity dating certificate from the Lambretta Club of Great Britain, however, there is no doubt that this is a genuine Li4 and probably one of the most original survivors that you will find. Please see video.

For more information, please contact:
Paul Diamond
07768 313001


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Auction: National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands, 27th Mar, 2024

An auction of classic motorcycles & vintage scooters taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, West Midlands. Venue Details

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