c.1971 Motobécane Mobylette 50cc AV92 Moped Frame no. 91031702 Engine no. unable to locate

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Lot 555N
c.1971 Motobécane Mobylette 50cc AV92 Moped
Frame no. 91031702 Engine no. unable to locate

£ 300 - 500
US$ 390 - 660
To be sold without reserve
Amended
c.1971 Motobécane Mobylette 50cc AV92 Moped
Frame no. 91031702
Engine no. unable to locate
Founded in 1923, the French Motobécane company had by the 1970s become the world's largest manufacturer of mopeds and bicycles. The firm built lightweight motorcycles before WW2 and into the early 1960s, before changes to France's licensing laws made such machines unpopular there. This change also brought about the demise of Motobécane's scooter range, leaving only the immensely successful mopeds, the first of which had appeared in 1939. The best known of these is the Mobylette, which was launched in November 1949 and would be produced in countless versions over the years. Apparently original and compete, this Mobylette AV92 carries an Italian licensing document dated 1995, which is almost certainly when it was last used. Currently displaying a total of 6,064km (3,768 miles) on the odometer, the machine is offered for restoration and sold strictly as viewed.

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.

Saleroom notices

  • There is no Italian registration document with this Lot. Please click the link to view the walkaround video of Lot 555: click here
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c.1971 Motobécane Mobylette 50cc AV92 Moped Frame no. 91031702 Engine no. unable to locate
c.1971 Motobécane Mobylette 50cc AV92 Moped Frame no. 91031702 Engine no. unable to locate
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N NOVA declaration

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