1941 Terrot 250cc OSSG Frame no. 212993 Engine no. 118363
Lot 409
c.1936 Terrot 250cc Type OSSG Frame no. 212993 Engine no. 118863
Sold for €4,025 (US$ 5,214) inc. premium

Lot Details
1941 Terrot 250cc OSSG Frame no. 212993 Engine no. 118363 1941 Terrot 250cc OSSG Frame no. 212993 Engine no. 118363 1941 Terrot 250cc OSSG Frame no. 212993 Engine no. 118363
c.1936 Terrot 250cc Type OSSG
Registration no. 9518 SM 61
Frame no. 212993
Engine no. 118863
Terrot's OSS series of 250cc overhead-valve sports models was first introduced for 1930 as the OSSE. Unfortunately, its arrival coincided with the infamous 'Wall Street Crash', which triggered a worldwide economic downturn and corresponding reduction in demand for such well-specified lightweights. Nevertheless, the model and its derivatives would remain a fixture of the range until 1940. Notable developments along the way included shorter-stroke engine dimensions for 1934; a four-speed gearbox for 1936; and a redesigned rocker box for 1938 on the revamped OSSP. Later versions weighed 113kg (249lb) and had a top speed of 105km/h (65mph). A beautiful older restoration, this OSSG features an ED combined speedometer/clock set into the tank top. It should be noted that the filler cap is loose and requires attention, and that there is no battery fitted. The machine is offered with purchase receipt (1996), French Carte Grise normale and copy old CG.

Footnotes

  • Terrot 250 cm3 Type OSSG c.1936
    Immatriculation n° 9518 SM 61
    Cadre n° 212993
    Moteur n° 118863

    La série des types sport 250 cm3 à soupapes en tête OSS de Terrot fut introduite pour 1930 sous la forme de la OSSE. Malheureusement, cette arrivée coïncida avec le « krach » de Wall Street qui déclencha une crise économique mondiale et une diminution corrélative de la demande en faveur de motos légères très perfectionnées. Néanmoins, ce type et ses dérivés restèrent au catalogue jusqu'en 1940. Parmi les développements introduits en cours de production, citons des cotes moteurs modifiées pour 1934, une boîte à quatre vitesses pour 1936 et un boîtier de culbuteurs redessinés pour 1938 sur le type OSSP révisé. Les dernières versions pesaient 113 kg et leur vitesse maximale était de 105 km/h.

    Produit d'une belle et ancienne restauration, cette OSSG possède un combiné compteur/montre ED intégré au réservoir. On notera le bouchon de remplissage non blocable qui devra être revu et l'absence de batterie. La machine est proposée avec son certificat de vente de 1996, sa carte grise normale et une copie de l'ancienne carte grise.

Saleroom notices

  • La machine est vendue avec son certificate d'immatriculation, mais pas la carte grise comme indiquee au catalogue. The machine is offered with a Certificat d'immatriculation, not a Carte Grise as stated in the catalogue.
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