29th Mar, 2023 13:00

National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands

 
  Lot 204
 

1960 BSA A10R Super Rocket
Super Rocket based 'Goldie' replica

Sold for £4,715

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: FSU 647
Frame No: DA7 10383
Engine No: DA10R 2770
CC:
650
MOT: Exempt

  • Modified 1960 A10R, made to look like a later Rocket Gold Star
  • Part of a small private collection for a number of years
  • Will need recommissioning, supplied with a V5

The Birmingham Small Arms factory was established in the Small Heath area of Birmingham 1861 and as the name suggests manufactured weapons. Around the turn of the century they started making bicycles and progressed onto motorcycles a few years later. BSA went on to be one of the world's largest producers of motorcycles up until its demise in the early 1970s. The Super Rocket was a 646cc air-cooled parallel twin introduced in 1957 and marketed as a more sporty member of the BSA A10 series being developed from the Road Rocket before ultimately becoming the legendary Rocket Gold Star in the early 1960s.

This 1960 Super Rocket, part of a small private collection for a number of years, has unfortunately not run for a few years due to ill health. The engine turns on the kickstarter, but it will need recommissioning before use. The bike has been restored at some point in its life and modified to look like a later Rocket Gold Star with Gold Star-style fuel tank, seat, mudguards, clip on handlebars and headlamp brackets. The bike comes supplied with a few old MOTs and a V5C.

 

All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

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Auction: National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands, 29th Mar, 2023

Established in 1993, H&H has sold some of the world's most significant motorcars and motorcycles over the past 30 years. Trusted by over 75,000 clients worldwide, we are the longest established auction house of our kind in Europe. 

An auction of classic motorcycles & vintage scooters taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, West Midlands on March 29th. 

Bidding will take place live at the venue, online via our website, by telephone and commission. 

Parking and entry into the auction is free for auction attendees with a catalogue, available at the door. 

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