Property of a deceased estate,1955 Vincent 49cc Firefly Frame no. 150834T Engine no. 55605

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Lot 114
Property of a deceased estate,1955 Vincent 49cc Firefly
Registration no. ODA 774 Frame no. 150834T Engine no. 55605

Sold for £ 2,530 (US$ 3,524) inc. premium
Property of a deceased estate
1955 Vincent 49cc Firefly
Registration no. ODA 774
Frame no. 150834T
Engine no. 55605
The connection between the Vincent company and Birmingham-based Miller, maker of bicycle lamps and motorcycle electrics, was a strong one, Vincent fitting Miller items to their legendary 'twins'. Miller had designed a cyclemotor engine, intending to market it themselves. Vincents saw it as an opportunity to vary their product line and the Vincent 'Firefly' was born, causing apoplexy at the time amongst hardened Vincent owners. Today, the 'Firefly' is seen as very desirable by Vincent and cyclemotor enthusiasts and is keenly collected. ODA 774 comprises a sound 'Firefly' unit mounted on its original bicycle with Miller lighting, seemingly in good order, complete and turning over. Complete with V5C, and the original RF.60 for its Wolverhampton number, the little machine awaits re-commissioning.
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Property of a deceased estate,1955 Vincent 49cc Firefly Frame no. 150834T Engine no. 55605
Property of a deceased estate,1955 Vincent 49cc Firefly Frame no. 150834T Engine no. 55605
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