Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112

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Lot 231
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project
Registration no. LNG 53L Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112

Sold for £ 4,140 (US$ 5,766) inc. premium
Property of a deceased's estate
1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project
Registration no. LNG 53L
Frame no. 230112
Engine no. 230112
The Commando's vibration-beating Isolastic frame enabled Norton Villiers successfully to prolong the life of their ageing parallel twin. Launched in 1967, the model was an instant hit with the motorcycling public, being voted Motor Cycle News 'Machine of the Year' for five consecutive years. It might have been a little down in top speed compared to rivals such as BSA-Triumph's 750 triples, and Honda's 750 four, but the Commando more than made up for this minor deficiency with superior mid-range torque and steadier handling. This example was acquired by the lady vendor's late father from RIP Motorcycles of Potten End in August 1987. 'LNG 53L' carries a tax disc that expired in March 1993, which almost certainly is when it was last used. For the last several years the machine has been stored in less than ideal conditions and is badly corroded. Offered for restoration and sold strictly as viewed, it comes with an old-style V5C document.

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Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
Property of a deceased's estate,1973 Norton 745cc Commando Project Frame no. 230112 Engine no. 230112
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