MotoGP Motorcycle Sale 2011

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1954 Royal Enfield Clipper

Lot No.: 56

Registration: WSL729
Frame Number: 2810
Side Car: No
Engine Number: 2810
Year of Manufacture: 1954
Sold for (£): Result to follow

'Luxury at low cost' was what Royal Enfield used as their slogan for the their Clipper model advertising. The Royal Enfield Clipper was built between 1953 and 1957 was was developed to fill the gap between 125cc and 350cc models. With its 248cc overhead valve single, the Clipper was based on the separate engine & gearbox configuration of the time using a scaled down version of the G model's engine. Fitted with a Miller alternator and coil ignition, the headlight casquette housed the speedometer, ammeter and light switch.

This 1954 example is finished in black with silver chrome and is supplied with a current MoT test certificate until June 20th 2011. With only six owner since 1954, this older restoration example offers tremendous value for money and would make the ideal first step into the world of classic motorcycles.