Bonhams : 1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230

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Lot 636
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike
Registration no. OYP 24F (see text) Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230

Sold for £ 3,910 (US$ 4,943) inc. premium
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike
Registration no. OYP 24F (see text)
Frame no. Z50M-103133
Engine no. Z50ME-113230
With the launch of the CZ100¬ in 1960, Honda created the class of machine known as 'Monkey Bikes', so called because of their diminutive stature. The power unit was the C100 step-thru's reliable overhead-valve four-stroke single that incorporated a three-speed gearbox with automatic clutch. An ultra-short wheelbase, small wheels and vestigial fuel tank were all features of a machine which, in the case of the folding handlebar version, could fit into the boot of a car.

Offered here is an example of the second 'Monkey' design, the CZ50 (or Z50M) which featured the overhead-camshaft engine from the C50 step-thru and was made from 1967 to 1975. The current vendor purchased this immaculate and original low-mileage Z50M in July 2015 from the previous owner in Hertford, who had bought it from a friend many years previously. There was no registration document with the Honda, although it had retained its original numberplate. An application will need to be made to the DVLA to ascertain whether or not 'OYP 24F' is still available. We are advised that when purchased the Honda ran beautifully and very quietly. After a few rides around the garden the fuel was drained, and the tank vented; the machine was then placed on display in the vendor's front room together with his two CZ100 Monkeys. Accompanying documentation consists of the 2015 purchase receipt and a DVLA letter. It should be noted that the tool roll is missing.

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1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
1967 Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50M-103133 Engine no. Z50ME-113230
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