1938 Rudge Ulster 500 for Sale – £20,000.00

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1938 Rudge Ulster 500 for Sale, A Rare Classic Vintage Collectors Motorcycle, With Buff Book

All Correct Numbers Machine Originally From N / Ireland


1938 Rudge Ulster 500 For Sale (3)1938 Rudge Ulster 500 for Sale, This fine machine was originally registered in Northern Ireland on the 20th of May 1942 with the registration mark GZ 96, The Rudge has the original old buff logbook from Co Down also registered with a current DVLA Swansea V5c registration logbook which still allows the registration number to be sold or transfer if so desired ( Don’t you dare, Value £6k by REG TRANSFERS ) The Rudge also has some history in the form of a 1967 letter from the Rudge Enthusiasts Club stating ‘…the machine was assembled in July 1938 and is of the last type to be produced.’ & a 1969 sales receipt for £75. a recent enquiry to the club reveals that the frame, engine & inner gearbox numbers are the correct ones it left the factory with. I have today been for ride on the Rudge & returned very impressed, ‘it went like a rocket’. This marvellous motorcycle is MOT exempt & will qualify for free road tax under the ‘Historic Vehicle’ class.

ROAD LEGAL: Daytime use only. with documents : )
UK Road registered : )

Rudge Ulster 500 with 4 Valve Head
Model year: 1938
Date of first registration 20.05.1942
Vin/Chassis/Frame No. 64142
Engine number U2832
Mileage: Unknown.
With original registration number: GZ 96
Buff Book & DVLA V5c ( L@@K at pictures ) both showing registration number GZ 96
Rudge Enthusiasts Club letter dated 6.12.67 ( L@@K at pictures )
Bill of sale from the late 60’s dated 11 Nov 69 ( L@@K at pictures )
Rudge Toolkit with grease gun.
Girder forks.
Cylinder Head: Bronze / Aluminium. ( If its the later then only 50 of these were made )
Drum brakes.
3 x books as listed below.
The Book of the Rudge.
Rudge spares book.
Rudge Motor Cycle Maintenance book.
Condition: Largely Unmolested and a bit oily rag. ( Patina as they say )
Ready to ride.
Daytime use only on road ( No lights )
Starting method: Kick start
Gears: 4 Speed

I am certain to say that the Rudge must have been used in various club / race events in its day in Ireland.

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By Tim Pearson

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