27th Mar, 2024 13:00

National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands

 
  Lot 220
 

c.1932 Coventry Eagle Silent Superb
No Reserve

Sold for £575

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: KG 908
Frame No: 66368
Engine No: XZA 8350
CC: 196
MOT: Exempt

  • Recent loft discovery
  • A good base for a restoration
  • All parts available are shown pictured
  • Old RF60 logbook

Coventry-Eagle was a British bicycle and motorcycle manufacturer. Established as a Victorian bicycle maker, the company began under the name of Hotchkiss, Mayo & Meek. The company name was changed to Coventry Eagle in 1897 when John Meek left the company. By 1898 they had begun to experiment with motorised vehicles and by 1899, had produced their first motorcycle. The motorcycles were hand built from components and finished carefully, Coventry-Eagle motorcycles proved reliable and by WWI the range included Villiers Engineering and JAP engines.

This c.1932 Coventry Eagle Silent Superb was recently discovered in a loft, hidden away for many years. It had a replacement engine in 1952 according to the RF60 logbook, and was uprated to 197cc. All available parts are pictured. A V5C will have to be applied for through the right channels.

For more information, please contact:
Mike Davis
mike.davis@handh.co.uk
07718 584217

 

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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