A fine 'one off' 1:6 scale model of a Norton Dominator, produced by staff at the Bracebridge Factory in 1948 for Gilbert Smith,
Lot 71
A fine 'one off' 1:6 scale model of a Norton Dominator, produced by staff at the Bracebridge Factory in 1948 for Gilbert Smith,
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 2,928) inc. premium

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A fine 'one off' 1:6 scale model of a Norton Dominator, produced by staff at the Bracebridge Factory in 1948 for Gilbert Smith,
A fine 'one off' 1:6 scale model of a Norton Dominator, produced by staff at the Bracebridge Factory in 1948 for Gilbert Smith,
scratch-built period model of the 497cc Model 7 which was originally exhibited at the 1948 Earls Court Motor Show and went into production 1949/50, constructed from metal parts, well detailed with chromed tank and brightwork, black painted barrel, mudguards and tinware, sprung seat, wire spoked wheels shod with solid rubber tyres, with articulating steering, measuring 35.5cm long, fixed to original stepped wooden base and displayed within original brass framed glazed display case, measuring 40.5cm long overall. This model is believed to have been produced by staff and engineers at the Norton Factory in Bracebridge Street and presented to Chairman/Managing Director Gilbert Smith to celebrate the forthcoming release of the machine and believed to have been displayed in his office.
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