A A A
Avatar

Please consider registering
Guest

Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Register Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_PrintTopic sp_TopicIcon
Request for Dating Check
Avatar
chris
Forum User
Club Member
Forum Posts: 112
Member Since:
February 21, 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
1
March 13, 2018 - 4:07 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print

hi Steve

Would be very grateful if you could check my latest discovery one against the records:

Engine 24352YD

Frame YD1 24189

First reg 1/4/1950 LRO 274

Hopefully this all seems correct. I'm hoping you can confirm that it might be a Comp model?

Thanks in advance - Chris (paid up member)

1970 B175, '49 D1, '66 Spitfire MkII, '57 Venom, '76 Cb750K6, some of which are actually complete & working...

Avatar
swalsh58
St. Mary's Bay, Kent
Club Dating Officer
Committee
Forum Posts: 857
Member Since:
May 14, 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
2
March 13, 2018 - 7:19 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print

chris said
hi Steve

Would be very grateful if you could check my latest discovery one against the records:

Engine 24352YD

Frame YD1 24189

First reg 1/4/1950 LRO 274

Hopefully this all seems correct. I'm hoping you can confirm that it might be a Comp model?

Thanks in advance - Chris (paid up member)  

Hi Chris,

Engine 24352 and frame 24189 left the factory together on the 25th November 1949, and was sent to Pepper and Haywood in Royston. There is no indication in the records that this machine was anything other than a standard bike, sorry. Be proud that it is a very early Bantam and a matched pair.

Current bikes......1958 D5, and a 77 Suzuki GT250 being rebuilt. I have a 74 Kawasaki KH400 in the queue, along with a 58 Tiger Cub and a 1980 Honda CB400N. A 1978 Honda CB125S on the road and  I currently ride a 2011 Harley Davidson 883 Sportster

Avatar
chris
Forum User
Club Member
Forum Posts: 112
Member Since:
February 21, 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
3
March 13, 2018 - 7:28 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print

thanks Steve - its got some genuine comp parts. Do you know if it would usually/ always be recorded in the records if it was a Comp model, or depended on which way the wind was blowing on the day? Still a nice project either way.

rgds

Chris

1970 B175, '49 D1, '66 Spitfire MkII, '57 Venom, '76 Cb750K6, some of which are actually complete & working...

Avatar
swalsh58
St. Mary's Bay, Kent
Club Dating Officer
Committee
Forum Posts: 857
Member Since:
May 14, 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
4
March 13, 2018 - 9:59 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print

I would expect it to be recorded in the records if it was anything other than standard. That doesn't mean to say that it would definitely be recorded there though, what I expect and what BSA did are two different things, they were a law unto themselves!

Current bikes......1958 D5, and a 77 Suzuki GT250 being rebuilt. I have a 74 Kawasaki KH400 in the queue, along with a 58 Tiger Cub and a 1980 Honda CB400N. A 1978 Honda CB125S on the road and  I currently ride a 2011 Harley Davidson 883 Sportster

Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 98

Currently Online: mikef, johnsullivan, Unitminor
15 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

Cornish Rooster: 3304

Anderzander: 3218

bart: 3108

Sprung Chicken: 2650

David Dale: 2494

Munchkin: 2221

Mags 1: 2193

Katj: 2139

HowD1: 1941

Blue Heeler: 1907

Newest Members:

Graham Jones

Forum Stats:

Groups: 9

Forums: 44

Topics: 11143

Posts: 95855

 

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 510

Members: 2293

Moderators: 3

Admins: 3

Administrators: Piquet, JMD, Rusty Floater

Moderators: cocorico, Derek's D5, xcgb