1935 Ariel 250cc Frame no. Y11441 Engine no. HA451
Lot 263
1935 Ariel 250cc Frame no. Y11441 Engine no. HA451
Sold for £3,450 (US$ 5,719) inc. premium
Lot Details
1935 Ariel 250cc
Registration no. BXF 591
Frame no. Y11441
Engine no. HA451
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. It was Page though, who had laid down the basics of Ariel's four-stroke singles range in 1926, moved the magneto behind the engine for '27 and thus established the form in which the engine would survive for the next 30 years. This 1935 tourer is offered for restoration and is accompanied by some parts to complete the project and thus return her to the road. Last taxed in 1980 and dry-stored by the vendors father, 'BXF 591' is offered for sale together with a current V5C and we advise all prospective bidders to satisfy themselves as to the completeness of the lot prior to bidding.
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