1952 Jackson/Rotrax J.A.P. Mk1

1952 Other Makes Speedway

Price: US $9,500.00
Item location: Sedona, Arizona, United States
Make: Other Makes
Model: Speedway
Year: 1952
Mileage: 12,345
Engine size: 500
Vehicle Title: Clear
Description

Up for auction is our 1952 Jackson/Rotrax Mk1 500 cc Speedway motorcycle. This bike was purchased from Alan Bellham at Speedway Services in 2001 (while on a trip to England) as a roller, ess engine. It was dismantled and shipped to me in the U.S. in boxes. I restored it in 2002. I installed a restored J.A.P. Long 5 stud bought from George Wenn. The engine has not been run. This motorcycle was owned and raced in the Veterans Speedway Association Meetings in England by the late Vic Ridgeon from 1988 until 1999. Vic's professional career in British Speedway ran from 1948 until he retired in 1966. He rode for Yarmouth, ye House, olverhampton, ayleigh, underland, lasgow, est Ham, nd Exeter.
A bit of Rotrax history, he frames and forks were originally offered in Cadmium or Chrome finish. Most were sold with the Cadmium finish as the Chrome was an expensive up grade. When I did the restoration on this bike I chose to Chrome plate it since it was offered that way originally, nd it shows better that way as well. The frame, orks, anks, ims, ars, ll have been chrome plated. The spokes are stainless. The tires are unused and the rear is the early style Barum with small tread block design. The handle bars are the ones that Vic used the last few years of his regular career in the 1960's. He had kept them. There is a small brass plaque on the rear fender that denotes the years of Vic's career in professional Speedway.
This is a very nice Rotrax, with history) that would be a nice addition to a collection or museum. Don't miss out!
A photo and history board goes with the bike to the auction winner, long with a copy of a hand written letter from Vic, alking about the bike and his career. No Warranty expressed or Implied. Motorcycle sold as is.
Ask any Questions before bidding.
If your are going to the Antique Motorcycle Auction in Las Vegas next month and are heading from the midwest or further east, nd intend on bidding on this motorcycle and win the bid, e will be happy to hold the bike until after the auction is over and your headed back home. You can pick it up on your way. We are only 35 minutes south of Flagstaff at the I-40 and I-17 interchange.
Payment: A $500.00 Paypal Deposit is required within 48 hours of Auction End. Full payment is required within 7 Days of Auction End, nless arranged with the Seller prior to Bidding. Balance after Deposit to be in Cash (upon pick up) or Certified Bank Check. All funds must be paid in full before release of motorcycle.
Shipping to be arranged by the Buyer is Shipping is necessary. To build a Shipping Crate is $350. extra if shipped inside the Continental U.S. If a Crate is necessary for Australia or New Zealand the cost is $400 to $450 due to materials necessary. (MDF Board and corner reinforcements) I believe Allied Federal still will ship on a pallet in the U.S, s well, nbsp;Call them for a quote if necessary.
SOLD ON A BILL OF SALE. This is a race motorcycle only and was never sold with a VIN or so called TITLE.

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