1933 BSA 249cc Model B33-1 Frame no. A1861 Engine no. A1470

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Lot 253
1933 BSA 249cc Model B33-1
Registration no. not registered Frame no. A1861 Engine no. A1470

Sold for £ 805 (US$ 1,074) inc. premium
1933 BSA 249cc Model B33-1
Registration no. not registered
Frame no. A1861
Engine no. A1470
During the 1930s BSA concentrated on producing a range of dependable, well-made, competitively priced motorcycles. The Depression of the decade's early years had forced BSA to reduce its range of models, but by 1933 this had increased to 13. That year there were three B-series machines in the 250 class: one sidevalve and one overhead-valve, plus an OHV Blue Star. 'No frills' models to suit the difficult times, the first two featured engines having vertical cylinders, total loss lubrication and Maglita ignition carried in conventional cycle parts with rigid frames and girder front forks, while the gearbox was a three-speed unit with hand 'change. There are no documents with this incomplete B33-1, which is offered for restoration.
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1933 BSA 249cc Model B33-1 Frame no. A1861 Engine no. A1470
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