1938 NORTON 490cc M18

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Manufactured in England.

ENGINE # 84986
1938 NORTON 490CC MODEL 18 TO TRIALS SPECIFICATION
This Model 18 competition model dates from 1938, though the un-numbered engine is of the open-valve gear/parallel pushrod type in use prior to that year, and the front forks are slightly longer than standard. Previously forming part of the celebrated Autokraft Collection, the machine was sold by Brooks Auctioneers at its RAF Museum, Hendon sale in March 1999 when the Collection was dispersed (Lot 97). The last vendor acquired the Norton in January 2011 and has participated with it at several Brooklands hill climbs and the 2012 Graham Walker Run (competitor number '101'). Described as in generally good condition, the machine is offered with VMCC dating letter, current road fund licence, expired MoT (2011) and V5C registration document.

 

$ 35,000.00

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