1964 Ariel 247cc Leader Frame no. T34286/B Engine no. T33668-B

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Lot 303
1964 Ariel 247cc Leader
Registration no. AEE 513B Frame no. T34286/B Engine no. T33668-B

£ 1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,000 - 2,600
To be sold without reserve
Amended
1964 Ariel 247cc Leader
Registration no. AEE 513B
Frame no. T34286/B
Engine no. T33668-B
Ariel's brave new venture with the Leader's ground breaking design ultimately went the way of many other radical concepts offered to a very conservative market. The first Ariel Leader rolled off the production line in August 1958, and seven years later, after 18,347 had been produced, the last one left the factory in June 1965. This Leader, first registered 29.8.64, was bought by the lady vendor's late brother in law in October 1992. An expired MoT certificate issued in July 1992 shows a mileage of 14,576. Today 14,689 miles are diplayed on the odometer, so only 113 miles have been covered in almost 28 years. Virtually nothing is known of its history or mechanical state. It is fitted with a very desirable Smiths 8 day clock, and is accompanied by a V5C. Prospective bidders should satisfy themselves as to the motorcycle's completeness and mechanical condition.

Footnotes

  • As with all Lots in the Sale, this Lot is sold 'as is/where is' and Bidders must satisfy themselves as to the provenance, condition, age, completeness and originality prior to bidding.

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1964 Ariel 247cc Leader Frame no. T34286/B Engine no. T33668-B
1964 Ariel 247cc Leader Frame no. T34286/B Engine no. T33668-B
1964 Ariel 247cc Leader Frame no. T34286/B Engine no. T33668-B
1964 Ariel 247cc Leader Frame no. T34286/B Engine no. T33668-B
1964 Ariel 247cc Leader Frame no. T34286/B Engine no. T33668-B
1964 Ariel 247cc Leader Frame no. T34286/B Engine no. T33668-B
1964 Ariel 247cc Leader Frame no. T34286/B Engine no. T33668-B
1964 Ariel 247cc Leader Frame no. T34286/B Engine no. T33668-B
1964 Ariel 247cc Leader Frame no. T34286/B Engine no. T33668-B
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