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Lot 412A
1914 James '8' 226cc Two-Stroke
Registration no. P242 Chassis no. 56305 Engine no. 4521

Sold for £ 4,600 (US$ 5,949) inc. premium
1914 James '8' 226cc Two-Stroke
Registration no. P242
Chassis no. 56305
Engine no. 4521
This example of James's popular two stroke was first registered in Hampshire where it has remained all of itss life and is believed to have had just three owners from new. It is thought that it has not been actively used since the 1920's but the owner advises us that it has been recently started. This two speed machine with chain-cum-belt drive is equipt with acetylene lighting and generator and has a luggage carrier with tool pannier and an original James spanner. It comes with an old style green log book and Swansea V5 document and carries a VMCC dating disc, confirming 1914 date.
Please note that the original documentation (photocopies available for inspection) and chain cover and foot rests will be forwarded to the successful buyer as soon as possible after the sale.

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