<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159

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Lot 104
1960/59 Lambretta 125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.

Sold for US$ 9,900 inc. premium
1960/59 Lambretta 125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.
Frame no. 125 Li 738592
Engine no. 125 Li 582159

198cc Single Cylinder 2-Stroke
4-Speed Transmission
9hp
Expansion Type 2-Wheeled Finned Drums
Hydraulic Shock Absorbers Front and Rear

*Rep. of the famous 'Scottish Trials' 1959 Team Bikes
*US Executed Concours Restoration
*Competition Mods, Including Custom 'Up and Over' Exhaust
*Iconic Italian Scooter from the Golden Age of Production
*Fram & Engine Numbers in Sequence


THE SCOOTER OFFERED

The advent of the superb Li series of Scooters produced by Innocenti in the late 1950s immediately spurred British special tuners, looking at competition, and into action - as had been the case with earlier Lambretta models. In 1959 Lambretta Concessionairs prepped three standard Li bikes for the Scottish Six Days Trials. The three machines were ridden by Lewis Moore, Geoff Parker and Alan Kimber with Hornsby, Karslake and Bennett in reserve.

These bikes were prepped by Rex White and Tony Sutton who made a number of significant changes, both mechanically and bodily to the standard Li in preparation for the rigors of Scottish streams, narrow rock-strewn tracks, and 1 in 3 gradients! Basically they created tough, lightweight, stripped-down competition machines. There were no frills...

The standard exhausts were removed in favor of a custom unit that swept up and over the engine - and these had a wonderful 'crack' to them. The engines were breathed on, to 175cc (in this case, to 198cc) dampers were also fitted. Cosmetically they wore D-type front mud guards with Li leg shields cut down to model D proportions.

Although none of the riders won an award, all three finished the arduous course impressing, as they did, the motorcycle works teams. As a result, Lambretta Concessionairs received a flurry of interest for these purpose-built competition machines, despite this they did not make it into production, and the three original machines were eventually broken up and lost...

This is a Rep. of those '59 team bikes, meticulously researched and restored over a two-year period by an American specialist based in the North West.

These Italian built Scooters of the 50s and 60s continue gaining in popularity as fun and charismatic machines of a bygone era – this example would be a great 'conversation piece' pit-bike, or a perfect candidate for Concours judging.

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<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
<b>1960/59 Lambretta  125/198cc 'Scottish Six Day Trials' Rep.</b><br />Frame no. 125 Li 738592<br />Engine no. 125 Li 582159
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