Rare 1921 Sunbeam collectors motorbike bike classic vintage history
Sale price: £7311 ≈ $8766 ≈ €8475 ≈ ₿0.520 btc
Item location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK
Seller notes: Nut & Bolt rebuild
Standard 1921 Sunbeam.
Cylinder capacity 499cc. ore x stroke 85mm x 88mm. frame number 11748. Engine number10401. gearbox 12567. (these numbers have been verified by Bonhams )
In 1921 a third version of the 31/2 h. p model was available along with the standard and semi sporting models. The new sporting solo T. T model reflected Thomas Corbett de la hays senior T. T win the previous year.
The one I have for sale has the Marston patented. leaf spring suspension on the front wheel. This model also retained drum brakes front and rear.
This has under-gone a full nuts and bolts restoration. It has been valued & authenticated by an international auction house @ £10. 000
This Sunbeam was found on the Isle of man. 20 years ago. brought back to the U K and restored over the last 2 years. Original registration has been applied for.