Uncommon classic motorbike public sale raises cash for charity


A group of uncommon and classic bikes goes up for public sale later this month, with bikes from Indian, Velocette, BSA and Norton, amongst a bunch of different bikes and tons of petrol-head memorabilia!

The public sale is being held on the 29th of December, and cash raised from the sale of the bikes and the memorabilia might be going to assist Smile Scotland. The charity works with younger folks from Scotland, serving to them to achieve real-life {qualifications} by means of hands-on coaching, with a view to them discovering employment alternatives. This sale of bikes, that includes round 15 uncommon, basic, and classic machines, is bolstered by an enviable assortment of memorabilia.

A choice of bikes within the haul is being known as ‘The Soiled Dozen’, a reputation then gained from the style during which they have been owned and saved. The proprietor would purchase a motorbike, get it working, experience it for a yr then chuck a blanket over it whereas he moved on to a different venture. You might name him a motorbike magpie of kinds! A number of the spotlight bikes within the catalogue are already garnering worldwide curiosity, with Clive and the workforce on the public sale home fielding calls and welcoming viewers in particular person. We clearly can’t cowl all of them right here, though you’ll be able to take a look at this web page for your self, so listed below are a few of our picks from ‘The Soiled Dozen’.

Ex-US Military 1942 Indian Scout 500cc

One of many rarest bikes within the haul is the Indian Scout 500cc. It’s not been run in round 15 years though outwardly a minimum of seems to be in excellent form. It’s road-ready within the UK full with a V5C and has a reasonably conservative estimate of between £9,500 and £14,000 positioned on it.

 1964 Norton Dominator SS 650cc

The Norton Domi’ could have lived most of its life within the shadow of the Manx and Commando, however with costs for each of these on the rise sharply lately, bikes just like the Domi’ SS 650 supply collectors the feel and appear of a basic post-war Norton with out the worth tag. This tidy-looking instance carries an estimate of between £3,400 and £4,200.

1967 BSA B40 – Ex-army

I’ve a comfortable spot for a BSA B40 (my dad used to personal an ex-army one) so the 1967 instance included in ‘The Soiled Dozen’ actually received me . It’s nonetheless received its MoD launch papers and has by no means been registered as a civilian car. And in case you are questioning in regards to the paint on the entrance mudguard, that’s from the unique army public sale it was offered again within the day!

As talked about above, it is not simply bikes within the public sale, there is a world of extraordinary paraphernalia, instruments, man/women-cave necessities and fairly a bit extra.

You’ll be able to take a look at all of the tons for your self on the Smile Scotland on-line public sale web page.

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