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Norton model CS1 motorcycle. 1928. 499cc. Frame No. 30372 En...





Norton model CS1 motorcycle. 1928. 499cc.
Frame No. 30372
Engine No. 37875
Runs and rides. This 1928 production model CS1 was purchased as part of a deceased estate in 2020 and had been in the same ownership for 56 years. Having obtained a number of missing parts including the original exhaust and correct three speed Sturmey Archer gearbox the bike has had a lot of money spent on it including the engine which has been stripped, checked, de-coked and rebuilt by Ewan Cameron ensuring it now runs smoothly. New Avon tyres have been fitted and the gearbox rebuilt with new bearings. According to Norton’s factory records this CS1 was despatched on 17th May 1928 to Alexander & Co Ltd the Norton Dealer in Edinburgh. It was sold then on 1st June 1928 to Mr A Fraser. At some stage in the last 95 years and not unusually for these racing machines the engine has been period correctly replaced (again according to the Norton factory records engine no. 37875CS1 despatched on 11th February 1928). Historically important, this CS1 appears in the VMCC – The Register of Machines (The Blue Book) by W E Hume (3rd Edition) on page 217 with its current specification. Comes with some history and old MOT's. Reg OX 8874. V5.

Auction Date: 16th Feb 2024 at 9:30am

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