1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016

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Lot 3
1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project
Registration no. ODN 184 Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016

Sold for £ 2,875 (US$ 3,516) inc. premium
1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project
Registration no. ODN 184
Frame no. to be advised
Engine no. 56/G11 01016
Associated Motor Cycles' first stretch of its 500cc parallel twin took it to 550cc in 1954, but this US-only variant would prove short-lived and was swiftly superseded by an even bigger version. Introduced for 1956, the Matchless G11 and equivalent AJS Model 30 boasted an engine of 593cc, which went into the newly introduced cycle parts shared with the heavyweight singles range. Along with the new frame came a restyled oil tank and toolbox, full-width front brake and longer seat, while the excellent AMC gearbox was phased in during the year. This early Matchless G11 is presented in 'barn find' condition having been off the road in cool dry storage for many years. The tax disc in the holder expired in March 1967, which is almost certainly when it was last used. The machine reputedly belonged to the promoter of the Redcar Sand Racing Association. There are no documents with this Lot, which is offered for restoration and sold strictly as viewed. No reserve.

Saleroom notices

  • The Frame number is 42512 The Engine Number is 56/G11 01016
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1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016
1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016
1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016
1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016
1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016
1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016
1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016
1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016
1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016
1956 Matchless 593cc Model G11 Project Frame no. to be advised Engine no. 56/G11 01016
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