Property of a deceaseds estate
c.1955 Velocette 498cc MSS Project
Frame no. see text
Engine no. MSS11191
The third of Velocettes overhead-valve, high-camshaft, single-cylinder designs, the 500cc MSS was announced in 1935, its engine being housed in a new frame derived from that of the racing KTT. The model disappeared from Veloce Limiteds range in 1948 while the company concentrated on the LE, reappearing in 1954 with a new swinging-arm frame and Hall Greens own telescopic front fork. Its engine too was updated, gaining square bore and stroke dimensions of 86x86mm along with an alloy cylinder barrel and head. It is not known when the deceased owner acquired this totally dismantled MSS, or what state it was in at the time of acquisition. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves with regard to the machines completeness or otherwise prior to bidding. There are no documents with this Lot and it should be noted that there is a shallow dent partially obscuring the frame number.