Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466

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Lot 202
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica'
Registration no. GSJ 763 Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466

Sold for £ 19,780 (US$ 24,909) inc. premium
Property of a deceased's estate
1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica'
Registration no. GSJ 763
Frame no. 52EL1466
Engine no. 52EL2466
There can hardly be a motorcyclist who has not seen the iconic 1968 movie 'Easy Rider' featuring the three charismatic actors, Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson. Indeed, many of us have viewed it time and time again. One of the film's icons is the Vaughs and Hardy-designed, instantly recognised 'Captain America' Harley-Davidson 'chopper' ridden by Fonda. Many a builder has endeavoured to replicate this iconic machine over the years, and other than Panzer Motorcycle Works, few have succeeded. The late owner/builder of the example offered here has captured the spirit and design of the original movie bike particularly well. One of the problems for any creator is the fact that Harleys of such vintage are highly prized motor cycles in their own right thus scarce and expensive to begin with, therefore no expense was spared in the production of this machine. The very skilful and enthusiastic late owner of this evocation procured the '52 Pan-head from Boothill Motor-Cycles in 1998 before commencing a lengthy/costly build which included chroming of the frame, significant style changes, exact replica-finish and fully rebuilt engine. The correct and beautifully re-finished sheet-metal result in a wonderful evocation of the 'Captain America' chopper on sale here. Offered with V5C, copy Kentucky Certificate of Title, 1988 Customs papers, old MOT's, wiring diagram, S&S pump instructions and a selection of photographs detailing the rebuild. The machine will require recommissioning to a greater or lesser extent.
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Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
Property of a deceased's estate,1952 Harley Davidson 1,200cc EL 'Captain America Replica' Frame no. 52EL1466 Engine no. 52EL2466
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