Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845

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Lot 242
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928
Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845

Sold for € 19,550 (US$ 23,174) inc. premium
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928
Frame no. CG845
Engine no. CG845
Type d'Indian V-twin plus petit, la Scout de 600 cm3 s'ajouta à la Powerplus twin de 1 000 cm3 existante pour 1920. Dans une démarche plutôt inhabituelle, la nouvelle petite Indian twin qui se caractérisait par une transmission primaire par pignons hélicoÏdaux à la place de la chaîne habituelle, acquit bientôt une réputation d'indestructibilité. « Vous n'userez pas une Indian Scout » revendiquait la publicité de la firme. Sur d'autres points, le moteur V-twin à soupapes latérales reprenait l'architecture éprouvée du Powerplus. Des culasses détachables furent la grande nouveauté pour 1925 et deux ans après arriva une version 750 cm3 suivie en avril 1928 par la Scout 101. Celle-ci se caractérisait par un moteur 750 cm3 dans une partie cycle allongée et ce modèle sport de poids moyen allait connaître un immense succès pour la firme de Springfield à tel point que son remplacement en 1934 par un modèle plus lourd à cadre Chief fut assez mal accueilli.

Provenant d'une ancienne collection privée espagnole, cette très belle Scout « vintage » fut restaurée en 2014 dont le moteur, la boîte de vitesses, le carburateur et la magnéto sont décrites par le vendeur comme « neuf ». La machine est offerte avec son contrôle technique.

Footnotes

  • 1928 Indian 600cc Scout
    Frame no. CG845
    Engine no. CG845
    .



    A smaller Indian v-twin model, the 37ci (600cc) Scout, joined the existing 61ci (1,000cc) Powerplus twin for 1920. In a somewhat unusual departure, this new smaller Indian twin featured primary drive by helical gears, rather than the more usual chain, and soon gained a reputation for indestructibility: 'You can't wear out an Indian Scout,' claimed the company's advertising. In other respects the sidevalve v-twin motor followed the successful Powerplus formula. Detachable cylinder heads were the Scout's big news for 1925 and two years later a 45ci (750cc) variant arrived, to be followed in April 1928 by the 101 Scout. The latter featured a revised 750cc engine in a longer-wheelbase frame, and this medium-weight sports model would prove an immense success for the Springfield firm, so much so that its replacement in 1931 by a heavier Chief-framed model was greeted with dismay.

    Previously forming part of a private collection in Spain, this beautifully presented Vintage-era Scout was restored in 2014, the engine, gearbox, carburettor and magneto all being described by the vendor as 'new'. The machine is offered with technical inspection.

Saleroom notices

  • The Engine Number Prefix 'CG' indicates a 1928 date of manufacture however, it is possible that the frame, cylinders and cycle parts are earlier. There are no documents with this Lot.
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Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
Indian Scout 600 cm3 1928 Frame no. CG845 Engine no. CG845
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