Only 1.9 'push' kilometres from new, 1997 Honda CB50 Dream Frame no. AC15-1000488 Engine no. AC15E-1000497

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Lot 610NMT N
Only 1.9 'push' kilometres from new, 1997 Honda CB50 Dream
Frame no. AC15-1000488 Engine no. AC15E-1000497

£ 3,000 - 5,000
US$ 3,900 - 6,500
To be sold without reserve
Amended
Only 1.9 'push' kilometres from new
1997 Honda CB50 Dream
Frame no. AC15-1000488
Engine no. AC15E-1000497
A miniature masterpiece, the CB50 Dream was conceived to commemorate Honda's early racing history in the 'tiddler' class, which commenced on the latter's 1962 inauguration with the RC110. Part way through the 1962 season, Honda introduced a customer version: the CR110. The single-cylinder CR110 featured twin overhead camshafts and four tiny valves; its maximum power output of 8.5bhp arrived at 13,500rpm, while there were eight speeds in the gearbox. Introduced in 1997, its modern equivalent - the CB50 Dream - produces 7.0bhp at 13,500rpm with maximum revs a further 1,000 up the scale. The gearbox is a six-speeder and the Dream weighs in at an anorexic 157lbs dry. Immensely popular in Japan, the Dream 50 has been produced in various versions over the years, spawning an entire cottage industry of accessory and component suppliers. Displaying only 1.9km on the odometer, this early example was purchased new from Honda and is offered with an original manufacturer's brochure.

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

  • Please click the link to view the walkaround video of Lot 610: click here Motor vehicle lots marked "NMT" in the catalogue originate from or are registered in another EU member state and have travelled less than 6,000km from new. Accordingly HMRC and the DVLA classify such machines as 'New Means of Transport' under the Nova Scheme and are subject to VAT at 20% on the hammer price.
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Only 1.9 'push' kilometres from new, 1997 Honda CB50 Dream Frame no. AC15-1000488 Engine no. AC15E-1000497
Only 1.9 'push' kilometres from new, 1997 Honda CB50 Dream Frame no. AC15-1000488 Engine no. AC15E-1000497
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25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £2,500 up to and including £300,000;
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N NOVA declaration

If purchased by a UK resident, this machine is subject to a NOVA declaration, undertaken by Bonhams upon a successful sale, to facilitate the registration of the machine here in the UK.

NMT New Means of Transport

Motor vehicle lots marked "NMT" originate from or are registered in another EU member state and have travelled less than 6,000km from new. Accordingly HMRC and the DVLA classify such machines as "New Means of Transport" under the Nova Scheme and are subject to VAT at 20% on the hammer price.