1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD
Lot 296
1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project
Registration no. TV 8947 Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD
Sold for £52,900 (US$ 70,625) inc. premium

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1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD 1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project Frame no. 1296 Engine no. 33540 SD
1933 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp Project
Registration no. TV 8947
Frame no. 1296
Engine no. 33540 SD
The Brough Superior has become the most sought-after motorcycle of the twentieth century, with a charisma for the buying public un-matched by any other manufacture. The 'Superior' part of the name was coined by George Brough, perhaps the most prominent motorcycle publicist known, in order to separate his machines from the existing Brough machines, produced by his father pre-WW1.

A consummate competition rider and machine designer, George Brough made a limited number of variants on the large v-twin theme, each for a particular segment of the market. The '11-50' targeted the sidecar rider who was happy to pay more than that of a small car for the privilege.

TV 8947 (with matching frame and engine numbers) was despatched from the Nottingham factory on 22nd July 1933 as a solo, with Monarch forks and Amal twin twist-grips as part of its full equipment fit. In storage in the hands of the vendor since 1968, most of its previous history remains unknown at present and will be a subject for further research.

This Brough is a restoration project, in eminently restorable condition, with most of its original equipment still present. The sheet-metal will require skilled repair, as will the engine and gearbox, but there is no reason why this rare 11-50 should not soon grace the road and rally scene. It is complete with a V5C and copy build sheet, ready for close and enthusiastic inspection.
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