Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312

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Lot 327
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel
Registration no. EL 1034 Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312

Sold for £ 6,900 (US$ 9,030) inc. premium
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel
Registration no. EL 1034
Frame no. DP63649752 (see text)
Engine no. DPY5312
Like its major rivals, Scott was well aware of racing's publicity value and the allure of models with a TT connection, so the adoption of an optional full-frame tank, like that of the works racers, for the new Flying Squirrel was not surprising. Launched at the Olympia Show in 1925, the 'Flyer' came in 498cc and 596cc capacities, the latter the most expensive machine in the range. Subsequent models further benefited from racing, gaining the duplex frame and bigger brakes (first seen on the 1926 works bikes) and the magneto-platform Pilgrim oil pump adopted for the '27 TT machines.

This machine's restoration was commenced by the previous owner in 2006 and completed by the current vendor in 2009. The engine was serviced in 2017 and the machine last ridden in April of this year, though the engine has been started since then. It should be noted there are two frame numbers present on the machine: the first is 'DP63649752' (to the front down-tube/brace) which is listed on the V5C. The second frame number, stamped in the correct area, is '5289' (to the side of the top tube). The engine number prefix 'DPY suggests the engine is later (believed circa 1949). Accordingly, prospective bidders must satisfy themselves with regard to the date, composition and suitability of parts prior to bidding on this nicely presented machine. Offered with a V5C Registration Certificate.
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Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
Scott 596cc Flying Squirrel Frame no. DP63649752 (see text) Engine no. DPY5312
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