For additional information about this sale process, please see our how to purchase link above. The lot and information presented at auction on the auction block supersedes any previous descriptions or information. In between rallies, it was housed in Kevin’s garage until 2011 when it was moved to its current display stand at the National Motor Racing Museum in Bathurst. The start date for the ebay sale is Thursday 25th September 2014. This is a veteran Douglas motorcycle that had been bought by Kevin as a complete bike. Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited.
This stunning bike was lovingly prepared by Kevin. Please note that there is only one carburettor- the one shown attached to the engine is the same one in the parts display photo. Lemon with a totally new, 1,300 cc side-valve engine and a more robust chassis to suit the American market. Note that the front forks were made approximately 15 years ago and it is likely that Kevin built the tank. Road Art®, Infonet® & The Bid Goes On® are registered trademarks of Mecum Auction, Inc. For AUTOMOBILIA, and other non-motor vehicle property the premium is 25% of the first $250,000 of the bid price, 20% of the amount of the bid price above $150,001 up to and including $4,000,000 and 12.50% on any amount exceeding $4,000,000. Historically, this bike was manufactured just as war was breaking out in Europe and at a time when the manufacture of Deluxe motorcycles in England was about to give way to the war efforts. All bids must be submitted in writing and emailed to [email protected] by this deadline. For additional information about this sale process, please see our how to purchase link above.
It is fully repainted (aside from the front forks), chromed and ready to be assembled. The Excelsior-Henderson brand referred to two motorcycle manufacturers absorbed by Chicago’s mighty Schwinn factory. privacy They are now being sold separately as a single lot.
The deadline for bidding is AEST 18:00pm on Wednesday 30th August 2017. More information about this process can be found on the How to Purchase page. Add to Basket. The KTT was a production racer built by the Veloce factory in Birmingham for the Isle of Man TT. He totally redesigned the Henderson 4-cylinder once again, reverting to an F-head design, but with a much stronger 5-bearing crankshaft, larger cylinder fins, a better frame and fork, and a new “Streamline” Art Deco-inspired styling. The company developed the Super X motorcycle as a new proprietary motorcycle, including a new engine, frame, and all related drive and styling components, adopting styling from the earlier Excelsior-Henderson motorcycles from the 1905-1931 timeframe. While the Streamline KJ was exceptional, it was introduced exactly as the Great Depression devastated the American motorcycle industry.
Take a good look at the pictures. This is a light-weight 250cc OHV from 1938 in original condition (apart from one primed rear mudguard and a new exhaust).
The current owner bought it 4 years ago and has taken great care of it in his private collection. Collected as spares for one of Kevin over many years for his Deluxe outfit. Auction closes Saturday 25th of July, at 8pm Australian Eastern Standard Time. The deadline for bidding is AEST 18:00pm on Wednesday 30th August 2017. It has a New York Title. The decision to purchase should be based solely on the buyers personal inspection of the lot at the auction site prior to the auction.
This was the Excelsior-Henderson Model K, introduced in 1920, with a twin-downtube frame, stronger front fork, forced oiling and an enclosed rear chain. For all registrable motorcycles, Bonhams will be working in conjunction with Nevada dealer Munari Auctions Inc., number DLR000042175, Sold for The parts available for this engine are all shown below and it includes a barrel, 2 flywheels, cases, new and original pistons, racing carburetor etc. Kevin had been slowly developing this project for over 20 years. ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. 1929 to 1931 Henderson. Both produced high-quality machinery, yet struggled to make it in the terribly competitive American motorcycle market. US$ 74,750 We are including a magneto, headlight, seat and early Corbin speedo with long cable. It includes Smiths speedo, seat, headlight, tail light, multiple pistons, stands, levers, switches and instruments, badges, genuine rubber grips, foot rests, and various manuals and books. The frame on this bike is dated as 1915 and the engine number is consistent with 1914. This collection is being sold as seen in the photographs. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS. It is planned to end 10 days later.
This is a wonderful opportunity for a Velocette fan or a classic racing enthusiast to acquire the makings of a renowned motor and either start on the creation of their own KTT or to add to an existing frame. This restored K model Henderson Deluxe is currently being sold via blind auction.
There will be no viewing as the parts are now in storage. It has great original parts. The fenders/mudguards are original along with the handlebars and various other parts. The bike can be viewed during museum opening hours at the National Motor racing Museum in Bathurst, NSW or via this recent video. He had worked on the engine and tank and these have now been put back into the frame for these photos. This is a lovely little veteran project and will be a great bike for rallies when it is completed. Being so complete this will make a great project bike. This engine is from one of the earliest models.
Constantine’s motor put out a very healthy 40 HP without sacrificing low-end torque; the new Model KJ was truly capable of a 10-100 MPH speed in top gear and was a superbike of the era. This bike was sold in October, 2014 to a lovely guy who is going to restore it and love it. It was last restored 15 years or so in New York. This is a highly desirable year and model. inc. premium, I have read, understood and agree to Bonhams. A fairly complete Royal Enfield project bike. It is possible that the frame is one that Kevin modified from a slightly later model (extended to make it longer, see photo). and cookie policies for more information. Are you an InfoNet member or Mecum Customer? The S2 was the deluxe model 250cc produced by the Royal Enfield factory.