Property of a deceased estate,1953 EMI 32cc Cyclemaster Frame no. 068919 Engine no. 119974

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Lot 113
Property of a deceased estate,1953 EMI 32cc Cyclemaster
Registration no. RAU 998 Frame no. 068919 Engine no. 119974

Sold for £ 552 (US$ 697) inc. premium
Property of a deceased estate
1953 EMI 32cc Cyclemaster
Registration no. RAU 998
Frame no. 068919
Engine no. 119974
The cyclemotor, essentially an engine which could be fitted to a bicycle, took off in the UK in the early 1950s, when the country was in 'Austerity', belt-tightening, mode and rationing ruled. The 'Cyclemaster', originally a Dutch design, compact and self-contained, had the huge advantage of bolting straight into a British roadster bicycle without any alteration to the machine at all, since everything was within the 'wheel'. Originally 27cc, the Cyclemaster sold over 100,000 units by 1952, when it was increased to 32cc. RAU 998 is in seemingly good and complete condition, mounted in a contemporary bicycle and complete with V5C and spares. The usual re-commissioning should see it back on the road.

Saleroom notices

  • The frame number is MA00359.
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Property of a deceased estate,1953 EMI 32cc Cyclemaster Frame no. 068919 Engine no. 119974
Property of a deceased estate,1953 EMI 32cc Cyclemaster Frame no. 068919 Engine no. 119974
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