1972 Yamaha 350cc TR3 Racing Motorcycle Frame no. over-painted Engine no. R5-990236

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Lot 448
1972 Yamaha 350cc TR3 Racing Motorcycle
Frame no. over-painted Engine no. R5-990236

£ 6,000 - 8,000
US$ 7,800 - 10,000
1972 Yamaha 350cc TR3 Racing Motorcycle
Frame no. over-painted
Engine no. R5-990236
Its owner - 1973 Senior Manx GP winner Paddy Reid – purchased this Yamaha TR3 in 1999 from a seller in New Zealand who had kept it as a collector's item. Unfortunately, the seller knew nothing of the machine's history or who had raced it, but Paddy advises us that a former Grand Prix racer friend of his has vouched for its authenticity. Paddy prepared the Yamaha for racing but has only used it for Past Masters parades and the occasional track day. Sadly, a broken leg sustained in a cycling accident a few years ago has put a stop to his participation in such events. Paddy advises us that the Yamaha has not been restored in the accepted sense but has always been maintained in accordance with his considerable experience of racing this kind of bike. Last run two years ago, the machine is described as in good condition throughout.

Footnotes

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1972 Yamaha 350cc TR3 Racing Motorcycle Frame no. over-painted Engine no. R5-990236
1972 Yamaha 350cc TR3 Racing Motorcycle Frame no. over-painted Engine no. R5-990236
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