1956 BMW R50 Classic Motorcycle for Sale – £SOLD

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1956 BMW R50 Classic Motorcycle for Sale, A Vintage Genuine UK BMW Motorcycle With Original Buff Logbook.

Matching Frame And Engine Numbers Both: 555260


1956 BMW R50 Classic Motorcycle For Sale (2)1956 BMW R50 Classic Motorcycle for Sale BMW R50 Motorcycle: ( West London Bike : ) 1956 BMW R50, Earles fork model. Chassis No: 555260 Engine No: 555260 The BMW R50 with VIN 555260 was manufactured on February 07th, 1956 and delivered on May 18th, 1956 to the British importer A.F.N. in Isleworth / Middlesex. Date of first registration in the UK from new: 13th March 1957 According to the original Buff Logbook the bike remained in London / High Wycombe / Herts / and in Ruislip Middlesex area’s in the 50’s and 60’s for most of its life. Previously owned by a fellow BMW club member. The bike is a UK bike, and was originally supplied by the BMW main agent, AFN of London, in May of 1956, and still carries its original registration number, TXN 262. There is a significant history file with the bike, containing many invoices, interesting literature, confirmation letters from BMW, and the original buff log book. Matching engine and frame numbers. It appears that at some point the bike went abroad, being repatriated in 1987. A thorough restoration was commenced in 2004 / 2005, and was completed in 2015. This included an engine re fresh, including re bore, wheels rebuilt, rewired, repainted, new tyres, some re-chroming, powder coating, new Denfield seat, stainless exhaust, etc, etc. It has centre and side stands. The bike is very smart and clean and is ready to ride for the summer, it starts, runs, and rides without any known fault. Very easy starter, usually first or second gentle prod from cold. Obviously MOT and road tax exempt.SERIOUS ENQUIRIES: Please call the shop / Showroom on 020 8997 2421 most days between 10 and 5 or try my 24/7 anytime mobile on 07973 11 12 13 and ask for Frank. Part exchange welcome, all payments taken, delivery anywhere for a fee. Email: fjk222@hotmail.com

Engine Size:500
Start Type:Kick start
Type:Sports Touring
Drive Type:Shaft
Extra Features:V5 Registration Document
Date of 1st Registration:13/03/1957
V5 Registration Document:Present

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