1949 Vincent-HRD 998cc Rapide Series B Frame no. R3991 Engine no. F10AB/1/2091

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1949 Vincent-HRD 998cc Rapide Series B
Frame no. R3991 Engine no. F10AB/1/2091

Sold for US$ 42,120 inc. premium
1949 Vincent-HRD 998cc Rapide Series B
Frame no. R3991
Engine no. F10AB/1/2091
Crankcase mating no. U90

This Series B Rapide comes with a copy of the Works Order Form revealing that it was dispatched new to Conway Motors in London, England on April 29th 1949. The WOF states that it left the factory equipped with a Brampton front fork and the standard 120mph speedometer, which means that the Girdraulic fork and 5" Black Shadow 150mph speedometer fitted currently are subsequent modifications. There is no mention of black-finished engine casings either, so that too must have been done to suit the taste of one of its past owners. The machine is offered with Vincent Owners Club Certificate of Authenticity, copy Engine Specification Sheet and State of Illinois Certificate of Title.
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1949 Vincent-HRD 998cc Rapide Series B Frame no. R3991 Engine no. F10AB/1/2091
1949 Vincent-HRD 998cc Rapide Series B Frame no. R3991 Engine no. F10AB/1/2091
1949 Vincent-HRD 998cc Rapide Series B Frame no. R3991 Engine no. F10AB/1/2091
1949 Vincent-HRD 998cc Rapide Series B Frame no. R3991 Engine no. F10AB/1/2091
1949 Vincent-HRD 998cc Rapide Series B Frame no. R3991 Engine no. F10AB/1/2091
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