Bonhams : 1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)

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Lot 440
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel
Registration no. WW 6779 Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)

Sold for £ 8,050 (US$ 10,378) inc. premium
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel
Registration no. WW 6779
Frame no. 2027M
Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
This 1928 Scott Flying Squirrel comes to the market only because of the vendor's advancing years, having been in his ownership since 2008. During this period work undertaken includes a full engine rebuild, gearbox and clutch overhaul, new taper roller front wheel bearings, final drive sprocket with correct self aligning bearing, new chains, tyres etc. Although it bears the original engine number, it is thought that the crankcase is a replacement featuring the later scalloped rear faces. We are told that a new battery will be required. A substantial history file includes invoices from Roger Moss, Eddie Shermer, and Moathouse Magnetos, VMCC extract from Scott records etc. Offered with a V5C and two old MoT certificates, the Scott has not been ridden since 2013 so re-commissioning will be required. Prospective bidders should satisfy themselves as to the motorcycle's mechanical condition.

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1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
1928 Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. 2027M Engine no. FY1139A (see text)
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