1952 BSA 249cc C11 Frame no. ZC10S 6743 Engine no. ZC11 23134 (see text)
Lot 126
1952 BSA 249cc C11
Registration no. YTS 486A Frame no. ZC10S 6743 Engine no. ZC11 23134 (see text)
Sold for £1,725 (US$ 2,215) inc. premium

Lot Details
1952 BSA 249cc C11 Frame no. ZC10S 6743 Engine no. ZC11 23134 (see text)
1952 BSA 249cc C11
Registration no. YTS 486A
Frame no. ZC10S 6743
Engine no. ZC11 23134 (see text)
Aimed at the ride-to-work market, BSA's 'C' range of lightweight singles was first introduced in 1938. Its first exemplar was the C10, a sidevalve-engined model with coil ignition and three-speed hand-change gearbox. A de luxe version with foot-change gearbox joined the range in 1939, as did the overhead-valve C11 variant. The original girder front fork was superseded by a telescopic unit in mid 1946, and part way through '49 the C10 gained an alloy cylinder head. From 1954 onwards the pair continued as the updated C10L and C11G, with alternator electrics, plunger rear suspension, and a four-speed gearbox, eventually bowing out in 1957. Last run in 2014 and currently SORN'd, this C11 is described by the vendor as in generally fair/good condition. We are advised that the engine was changed during a previous ownership. Offered with a V5C Registration Certificate.

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