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1961 BSA 650cc RGS Replica

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DAY ONE: Friday 2nd October 2020 - Lots 1 to 100. (TWO DAY SALE)

  • 02-10-2020
  • Memorabilia Start Time: 00:00
  • Vehicles Start Time: 18:00

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Description

1961 BSA 650cc RGS Replica

The vendor has kindly supplied the following information:

This BSA began life in 1961 as a 650cc Super Rocket. Now it's a Rocket Gold Star. The short lived but highly acclaimed twin, which marked the end of the A10 range. Okay so it's a replica  but the only difference between this and the real McCoy is the engine number.

The bike was bought by Tony Allen in 2004 and the refurbishment completed in 2005. After attending the 205 Thundersprint event and winning the Best Overall trophy which was presented by six times world champion Jim Redman, the bike was bought in 2006 by Len Hattersley who had the engine, gearbox and frame completely rebuilt by Graham Horne, a well respected ex-BSA employee and production racer.

I bought from Len in 2007 and have spent many a happy hour reliving my youth on the open road! 

See the video of her starting up on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujDIL5uMXm4

Please note that descriptions are produced from information provided by the vendors. We highly recommend that you view in person any potential purchase and take time to inspect paperwork.

On display at our Thornton le Dale site – Roxby Garage, Pickering Road Thornton le Dale YO18 7LH. - viewings welcome, please call us on 01751 474455. Thank you.

Specification

  • Lot Number: 4
  • Year: 1961
  • Make: BSA
  • Model: 650cc RGS Replica
  • Registration: LSJ 476
  • Engine Size: 650
  • Current Milometer Reading: 3770
  • Estimate: £11,000 - £12,000
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