Late 1949 Harley Davidson FL Hydra Glide Panhead Very Original Low Mileage

1949 Harley-Davidson Other

Price: US $28,999.00
Item location: Paynesville, Minnesota, United States
Make: Harley-Davidson
Model: Other
Year: 1949
Mileage: 26,744
VIN: 49FL-10874
Engine size: 1,200
Vehicle Title: Clear

Late 1949 Harley Davidson FL (74 cu in)
Second Year Panhead
First Year Hydra Glide
It's a late '49 model, s the early '49 was not named anything other than FL. During the '49 season the company decided to name the bike 'HydraGlide' and stamped the name into the front tins, ehind the headlight.
Several experts have verified this bike to be "Very Original".
Has been ridden every year.
Well maintained.
Starts and runs well.
Very old re-paint in excellent condition.
Original luggage rack.
Period-correct mufflers.
Original oil tank/battery box has been chromed.
Original tool box has been chromed.
New leather seat about 25 years ago, ike new.
Original 'sergeant stripes' on rear fender.
Original 'tombstone' taillight, hich was introduced by Harley on this model. The original glass lens is cracked across the middle as they are commonly are.
Original front fender trim.
Original front fender ornament (glass lens).
Original police spot lights.
Original stainless steel rocker lids.
Original stainless air cleaner cover.
Original stainless steel distributor cover.
Original stainless steel clutch cover and primary inspection cover.
Original stainless steel rocker foot clutch.
Handlebars appear to be original.
Linkert carb model M-45. It's brass body is marked 1 1/2 Mod M, -398 on forward-facing side.
Front head is marked 19482 D9
Rear head is marked 1948 A34
Crankcase halves are matching numbers 249-11222, oth marked 7 (ask for photos)
Tool box and oil tank are original and were chromed many years ago.
Heat shield is verified original.
Most bolts are original.
Headlight is Westinghouse #2.
Looking from the front, ou'll see 8211 marked on left side and USA 42 marked on right side.
New tires.
New 6v battery.
Totally serviced this fall.
Original rear fender.
See close-up of rear fender showing uneven hinge sizes, hich proves originality.
Horn is missing.
Speedometer shows original mileage, verhauled by Palo Alto Speedometer in 2011.
Rear brake switch is period-correct, ut not original.
Oil pressure sending unit is not original.
Rocker cover rings were introduced in '52 and are a necessary upgrade to prevent leaks.
Clear title in current owner's name. Will put in touch with current owner after sale.
Original Owner's Manual.
Original Spare Parts Catalog.
Make me a reasonable offer, nd I'll talk to the owner.
See the bike being started on you tube -- "Zap Leather and Cycle 1949 Panhead start up walk around"

Feel free to ask for more photos.

Check my feedback, id with confidence, nd feel free to call with questions.

Zap Leather and Cycle Paynesville, N phone 320-243-3797

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We sell worldwide, ut we only ship to Australia, ew Zealand, awaii, reat Britain, and the lower 48 states of the USA.

We make all arrangements, hich includes shipping to the US port of export. Inquire prices.

IMPORTANT: We don't arrange shipping to any other countries.

IMPORTANT: We don't arrange shipping to Canada or Alaska.

We will arrange shipping to most USA cities.

If you are shipping to a country other than those listed above, ou will have to research shippers and arrange all shipping. Please don't buy this motorcycle without first finding out how much it is going to cost to ship it to your country.

Being an established wholesale motorcycle apparel outlet, a retail motorcycle apparel store, full-service motorcycle shop, vintage motorcycle restorer, nd a builder of custom motorcycles, e have the opportunity to allow payments from Visa, Mastercard, iscover, nd PayPal. Call for details: 320-243-3797

This bike has no warranty, xpressed or implied. Buyer is responsible for arrangement of shipping, owever I will assist in any reasonable way possible. A non-refundable PayPal deposit of $1,000 is due within 48 hours of auction close. Remaining balance is due within 7 days of auction close, y cash, heck, oney order, r limited amounts on multiple credit cards or PayPal (see below for details). The motorcycle will be released after all funds have cleared. I reserve the right to end the auction early, s the bike is for sale locally. Good luck bidding.




We hereby emphasize our simple payment policy.

A non-refundable PayPal deposit of $1,000 is due within 48 hours of auction close, fter which a late fee of 1% of purchase price shall be assessed.

Remaining balance is due within 7 days of auction close, fter which a late fee of 2% of purchase price shall be assessed, nd a non-payment claim shall be filed against Buyer.

Final payment may be made by personal check, ank check, oney order, r bank wire transfer.

Final payment may be made by credit cards, r PayPal, ith a 3% user fee added.

Ask about other forms of payments accepted, uch as overseas bank transfers.

The motorcycle shall be released after all funds have cleared.

Thank you all for your interest.

Good luck bidding.

Chuck at Zap Leather and Cycle


We are set up to ship to Australia, Z, K, awaii.

We do all the scheduling as far as shipping from our shop to your port.

Once the bike is in your port, ou will be responsible for it.

Shipping Price:

$1,300 to Sydney, elbourne, nd Brisbane (Australia).

$1,400 to Adelaide, ustralia.

$1,700 to Fremantle, ustralia.

$1,425 to New Zealand.

$1,600 to Hawaii.

$1,700 to United Kingdom.

Insurance is required at a cost of 2.5 % of claimed value.

You may have to pay destination charges, ut those charges will be assigned by your government agent.

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