27th Mar, 2024 13:00

National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands

 
  Lot 254
 

1956 BSA C12
Stainless steel rims and spokes

Sold for £2,875

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: CSL 565
Frame No: EC12 19874
Engine No: BC11G 31266
CC:
250
MOT: Exempt

  • Authentically restored swinging arm BSA 250
  • Fitted with Stainless wheel rims and spokes
  • Supplied with lots of receipts, manuals and V5C

Famous for the larger capacity 650 twins like the A10 and RGS, and sporty models like the classic Gold Star range, one of BSA’s more popular products was the C range of 250cc OHV singles that provided a good solid reliable bike for many 1950s enthusiasts to start motorcycling on. The C12 was the first version to feature swinging arm rear suspension using the same engine as the earlier C11G with its four-speed gearbox, but in a more modern chassis.

This early C12 model has been restored keeping a good degree of originality and will make an ideal bike for someone wanting the character of a 1950s British bike in a relatively lightweight chassis. Supplied with over 40 receipts for parts bought during the restoration process including one showing £341 for stainless rims and spokes and various parts books, service sheets and workshop manuals together with a copy of the 'Book of BSA Singles' and a V5C. Ridden last summer it may need a light recommissioning before use.

For more information, please contact:
Ian Cunningham
ian.cunningham@handh.co.uk
07415871189

 

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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