Property of a deceased's estate,1954 Francis-Barnett 125cc Model 66 Kestrel Frame no. U2486 Engine no. 618A 6219

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Lot 5
Property of a deceased's estate,1954 Francis-Barnett 125cc Model 66 Kestrel
Registration no. HFE 689 Frame no. U2486 Engine no. 618A 6219

Sold for £ 517 (US$ 651) inc. premium
Property of a deceased's estate
1954 Francis-Barnett 125cc Model 66 Kestrel
Registration no. HFE 689
Frame no. U2486
Engine no. 618A 6219
After WW2 Francis-Barnett concentrated on the production of lightweight two-strokes powered firstly by Villiers engines, though from 1957 AMC's own power units were fitted to many models. First introduced in the autumn of 1953, the Kestrel used the 125cc Villiers 13D engine, which was housed in a plunger-suspended frame with telescopic front fork. The Kestrel was strikingly finished in Azure Blue and in this form lasted barely more than a year before being superseded by a new Model 69 version using the 147cc 30C engine. First registered on 10th January 1954, this rare post-war Francis-Barnett appears substantially complete and original. Offered for restoration and sold strictly as viewed, the machine comes with a V5 registration document. No reserve.

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Property of a deceased's estate,1954 Francis-Barnett 125cc Model 66 Kestrel Frame no. U2486 Engine no. 618A 6219
Property of a deceased's estate,1954 Francis-Barnett 125cc Model 66 Kestrel Frame no. U2486 Engine no. 618A 6219
Property of a deceased's estate,1954 Francis-Barnett 125cc Model 66 Kestrel Frame no. U2486 Engine no. 618A 6219
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