The Spring Stafford Sale

Bonhams London
Stafford, Staffordshire County Showground Staffordshire County Showground Weston Road Stafford ST18 0BD Tel: +44 207 447 7447 Fax : +44 207 447 7401 [email protected]

Datum der Auktion: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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A quantity of racing ephemera

comprising a signed copy of 'Jim Redman', by the rider; a Nick Ward artists proof print (as featured in Classic Bike Guide), a 1967 Diamond Jubilee TT report, a Mike Hailwood 1967 TT Honda photographic print (MFG), a 1934 Rudge 250cc TT Replica print (MFG) and a selection of Stanley Woods Ltd TT

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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A set of Geoff Duke one-piece racing leathers

• Ground-breaking design • Believed used at the 1950 Isle of Man TT • Gifted by Geoff Duke to his cousin Des Wright • Offered for sale by the Wright family One-piece leather suits for racing motorcyclists have been the norm for almost 70 years. Their introduction is widely credited to one man

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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A believed Bracknell single-seater sidecar

with chassis, wheel and mudguard, all for restoration, condition and completeness unknown, close inspection advised

Los #: 19◊◊◊

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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A believed Vintage sidecar body

wooden construction with sheet steel back and top panels, believed 'pig skin' upholstery, close inspection advised

Los #: 20◊◊◊

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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An Ariel project

for restoration, close inspection advised

Los #: 102◊◊◊

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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A Norton International fuel tank

condition and completeness unknown, close inspection advised

Los #: 143

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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A Norton International cylinder head and barrel

believed 500cc, condition and completeness unknown, close inspection advised

Los #: 148◊

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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Norton Manx engine castings

(unnumbered), cylinder head (some damage), cylinder barrel (liner damaged), timing cover and cam drive shaft tube, condition and completeness unknown, close inspection advised

Los #: 155

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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A believed Norton Manx 500cc barrel

condition and completeness unknown, close inspection advised

Los #: 157

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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A Norton Manx believed 350cc cylinder head

condition and completeness unknown, close inspection advised

Los #: 158

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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1956 BSA 499cc Gold Star Scrambler Registration no. not registered Frame...

• Exported from the USA by Bud Ekins • Dispatched to former motocross and ISDT star Eric Cheney • Science Museum dating letter The supremely versatile BSA Gold Star formed the mainstay of Clubman's racing in the 1950s while its trials and scrambles derivatives demonstrated the design's adaptability

Los #: 330

Schätzpreis: 16.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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1928 Ariel 557cc Model A Project Registration no. SC 1260 Frame no. W.10997...

Ariel's design department was blessed with a surfeit of talent as the Selly Oak firm entered the 1930s, Chief Designer Val Page having under his wing both Edward Turner and Bert Hopwood. The Ariel range at this time encompassed a dazzling variety of models: vertical engines, sloping engines, side

Los #: 342

Schätzpreis: 5.500 £ - 7.500 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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1946 Ariel 499cc VH2 Red Hunter Project Registration no. not registered...

Val Page's arrival at Ariel in 1925 as Chief Designer would trigger a welcome upturn in the Selly Oak firm's fortunes. Page designed new models to replace the existing range, the first of which - a pair of singles displacing 600cc (sidevalve) and 500cc (overhead-valve) - debuted later that year. By

Los #: 348

Schätzpreis: 2.200 £ - 2.600 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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1983 Honda Motocompo 49cc Folding Scooter Registration no. to be advised...

Produced between 1981 and 1983, the Motocompo was marketed as a 'Trunk Bike' to fit inside the trunk (boot) of small hatchbacks such as the Honda Today and Honda City. With the handlebars, seat, and footrests folded into its rectangular plastic body, the Motocompo presents itself as a streamlined

Los #: 402

Schätzpreis: 2.200 £ - 2.800 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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1999 Buell 1,200cc M2 Cyclone Registration no. not UK registered Frame no...

A marque that didn't exist 40 years ago, Buell had travelled a long way in a relatively short time before its recent demise. Founded by Erik Buell, the company established its own unique brand image, building a range of Harley-Davidson-powered sports bikes combining the Milwaukee twin's traditional

Los #: 404

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 3.400 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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1988 Honda 600cc XBR500 Registration no. not UK registered Frame no...

One of Honda's first large-capacity single-cylinder roadsters was the XBR500 of 1985, the styling of which was unashamedly 'retro' apart from the Comstar wheels (later models had conventional wire-spoked wheels). The dry-sump, radial four-valve motor featured electric starting and delivered its

Los #: 405N

Schätzpreis: 3.500 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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1991 Yamaha FZR1000 EXUP Registration no. not UK registered Frame no...

Dating from an era when one-litre sports bikes could afford to be relatively roomy and comfortable, Yamaha's FZR1000 Genesis arrived in 1987 as the class leader, boasting the FZ750's pioneering five-valves-per-cylinder engine technology and a race-developed aluminium twin-spar 'Deltabox' frame. With

Los #: 406N

Schätzpreis: 2.300 £ - 2.800 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Registration no. not UK registered Frame no. 4BH 001729...

Rated by Bike magazine as among the 50 'Coolest Bikes of all Time', and winner of the 'Rare Cool' category, the hub centre-steered GTS1000 was unveiled to a disbelieving world back in 1993. 'Bold, daring, peerless, Yamaha's GTS1000 is the embodiment of unconventionality,' declared Britain's No.1

Los #: 407N

Schätzpreis: 2.700 £ - 3.200 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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1965 BSA 172cc D7 Bantam Super Registration no. not UK registered Frame no...

The introduction of the first 172cc model - the D5 - for 1958 marked a number of developments to BSA's perennially popular Bantam, the most important of which were a stronger big-end bearing and improved lubrication. A raised compression ratio and larger carburettor increased maximum power to 7.4bhp

Los #: 421N

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.300 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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c.1956 Matchless 348cc Model G3L Registration no. not UK registered Frame...

Associated Motor Cycles announced its post-war range of AJS and Matchless heavyweight singles in June 1945. Coded Model 16M and G3L respectively, the two 350cc models shared the same 93mm stroke as their 500cc brethren, coupled to a 69mm bore. Housed in a rigid frame with Teledraulic front fork, the

Los #: 431N

Schätzpreis: 3.300 £ - 3.800 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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c.1957 AJS 348cc Model 16MS Registration no. not UK registered Frame no...

Associated Motor Cycles announced its post-war range of AJS and Matchless heavyweight singles in June 1945. Coded Model 16M and G3L respectively, the two 350cc models shared the same 93mm stroke as their 500cc brethren, coupled to a 69mm bore. Housed in a rigid frame with Teledraulic front fork, the

Los #: 432N

Schätzpreis: 2.700 £ - 3.200 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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c.1935 Koehler-Escoffier Racing Motorcycle Frame no. 142 Engine no. BZ13425

The French Koehler-Escoffier marque was founded in Lyons in November 1912 by partners Marcel Koehler, an engineer, and Jules Escoffier, who had previously been employed at Magnat-Debon as a works rider/mechanic. Escoffier died in 1914 and at the war's end Koehler sold the firm, which was acquired by

Los #: 458N

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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Reputedly ex-works; Frank Longman; 1928 IoM Lightweight TT-winning 1928 OK...

• Special JAP racing engine • Known ownership history since 1932 • Restored condition • Present ownership since 2003 • Comprehensive history file 'CG 1150' has been widely accepted since the mid-1930s as the machine ridden to victory in the 1928 Lightweight TT by Frank Longman. The OK's history

Los #: 470

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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Ex-Campbell Donaghy, 5th in the Ulster Grand Prix, first ever world...

• 1962 Ulster Grand Prix, 5th place • Amadori brakes (200mm front, 160mm rear) • 1963 wins at Cookstown and Tandragee • Same ownership for 55 years Ducati's rise to a global brand and racing success began when Ducati Meccanica's first director, Dr Giuseppe Montano, persuaded the legendary Fabio

Los #: 472

Schätzpreis: 35.000 £ - 45.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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The ex-works; Carlo Ubbiali 1956 MV Agusta 123.5cc Bialbero Racing...

• One of two used by the Italian World Champion in 1956 • Formerly part of the Fuji Museum collection • Present ownership since 2013 'The Verghera marque's unequalled record of success during the 28 years from 1948 to 1976 won them over 3,000 races and 37 World Championships... The list of riders

Los #: 473

Schätzpreis: 100.000 £ - 120.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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1950 AJS 350cc 7R Racing Motorcycle Registration no. not registered Frame...

• Iconic over-the-counter racer • Early model • Previously owned in Denmark Built from 1948 to 1963, Associated Motor Cycles' AJS 7R - known as the 'Boy Racer' - was one of the most successful over-the-counter racing motorcycles of all time. Almost all of Britain's road-race stars of the 1950s and

Los #: 476

Schätzpreis: 14.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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Saxon-Ducati 350cc Mark III Desmo Racing Motorcycle Frame no. none visible...

Designed by Fabio Taglioni, the first Ducati overhead-camshaft single appeared in 1955. Desmodromic valve operation was a feature of the racing versions and would later be applied to the sportier roadsters. Small-capacity lightweights were produced initially, and it was not until 1961 that the first

Los #: 482

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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Ex-works; Mick Grant; North West 200-winning 1982 Suzuki 998cc XR69 TT...

• Given to Mick Grant by Suzuki • Owned continuously since 1985 • Extensive in-period race history • Regularly paraded The ex-works Suzuki XR69 seen here is offered for sale by former Kawasaki, Honda, and Suzuki factory rider Mick Grant, who was given the machine by a grateful Suzuki when he retired

Los #: 483

Schätzpreis: 90.000 £ - 120.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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The ex-Yamaha Motor France; Jean-Marc Deletang/Jean-Philippe...

• Yamaha Motor France works machine • 2nd place in the 1997 24 Heures du Mans • Purchased by the current owner directly from MG Competition (Yamaha Motor France) Unlike previous Yamaha production 750s, which were readily available to the public, the YZF-R7 owed its existence to the Iwata factory's

Los #: 484

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

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Believed twice winner of the Suzuka 4 Hours Endurance Road Race (Novice...

• Entered by the Mirage Kanto Racing Team • Riders: Takeshi Ando/Hisatomo Nakamura • Purchased directly from the Yoshimura racing team • Last run in 1998 • Checked by Yoshimura in 2000 One of the most famous names in the history of motorcycle racing, the firm founded by Hideo 'Pops' Yoshimura first

Los #: 485*

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 14.000 £

Datum: 27.04.2019 - 28.04.2019