BROCKHOUSE CORGI RARE COLLECTORS ITEM.PARACHUTE MOTORCYCLE

Price: £1,795.00
Condition: Used
Item location: Ely, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Description

THIS  HAS  BEEN  PART  OF  A  PRIVATE  COLLECTION  SINCE  1977 / 78  WHEN  IT  UNDERTOOK  RESTORATION. THE  RESTORATION  HAS  NOW  AGED  AND  WOULD  BENEFIT  FROM  A  NEW  COAT  OF  PAINT  OR  A  GOOD  BUFFING  UP  DEPENDING  ON  THE  BUYERS  INTENTION.  IT  LOOKS  WONDERFUL  BUT  PLEASE  STUDY  THE  PHOTOS  BEFORE  BIDDING. INCREDIBLY  RARE  WITH  IT'S  LEGSHIELDS  AND  LIGHTING  PACK. I  HAVE  TAKEN  THE  PLUG  OUT  AND  SOON  AS  I  SAW  IT  HAD  A  SPARK  I  COULDN'T  HELP  BUT  SPRAY  FUEL  IN  THE  PLUGHOLE  AND  NO  GREAT  SURPRISE  IT  FIRED  AND  RAN  FOR  A  FEW  SECONDS  WITH  NO  UNUSUAL  NOISE. I  DONT  FEEL  INCLINED  TO  RECOMMISSION  IT  FURTHER  BUT  I  CAN  SHOW  THE  BUYER  IT  FIRES  UP  EASY  ENOUGH. THERE  ARE  NO  DOCUMENTS  WITH  IT  AND  THE  NUMBER  PLATE  IS  NOT  RECORDED  AT  DVLA.  I  HAVE  PHONED  THE  DVLA  AND  HAVE  A  RE-REGISTER  PACK  BEING  SENT  TO  ME  WHICH  I  CAN  SEND  ON  OR  THE  BUYER  CAN  APPLY  FOR  THEIR  OWN. THERE  ARE  12  OLD  TAX  DISCS  DATING  FROM  1954  UP  TO  1968.  A  1962  SPARE  PARTS  LIST  AND  A  CORGI  MODEL  RANGE  SHEET  FROM  WHICH  I  MAKE  IT  OUT  TO  BE  A  MARK 4  EITHER  SERIES  2  OR  3  BASED  ON  IT  HAVING  SQUARE  TUBULAR  FRAME  WITH  CLUTCH  AND  GEARS. ANYONE  LOOKING  AT  THIS  LISTING  ALREADY  KNOWS  THE  WAR  TIME  PARACHUTE  BIKE  STORIES  AND  THIS  IS  THE  BIKE  FOR  THE  CONSUMER  MARKET  AT  EVOLVED  FROM  THAT  TIME.  HIGHLY  COLLECTABLE  AND  INCREDIBLY  RARE  IN  THIS  SPEC  AND  CONDITION. SENSIBLE  OFFERS  ONLY  AS  IT  DOESN'T  TAKE  UP  MUCH  ROOM  SO  I  COULD  EASILY  BE  PERSUADED  TO  HANG  ON  TO  IT. CASH  COLLECTION  WITHIN  3  DAYS  OF  WINNING  PLEASE.    

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