1956 Vincent Black Shadow for Sale

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1956 Vincent Black Shadow for Sale, A Classic British Motorcycle

A Rare 998cc Series D, Very Correct With Buff Logbook.


1956 Vincent Black Shadow For Sale (7)1956 Vincent Black Shadow for Sale, A very correct one for a change. Original engine and frame and original registration number. Latest certificate from the VOC, bike was in fact bought from them too. has its first log book and everyone since, and has it’s books tax discs history etc.

This bike is as it should be and being a D series shadow it is easy to start and more comfortable than the other Vincents. It has the latest avo coil over damper fitted which also lowers the bike, at 5’7″ we can easily touch the floor, the higher is also with the bike.
for those of you who know, the centre stand is very easy to use, even a child could operate it. Everything works and it starts very easily first or second kick.

Very large file of receipts and documents from the famous Conway Motors + many other well known Vincent specialists.

Lots of old Mots + tax discs,

Various hand written letters ref: Work carried out / Vincent Instruction sheets book / Vincent H.R.D. Owners Club Official Machine Dating Certificate with Unique reference number / Dated 25/07/2019
Various photo’s / Maintenance instruction manual. etc etc.


Registration number: 713 AHA
Date of first registration: 11.05.1956
Date of first registration in the UK: 11.05.1956
Make: Vincent
Model D Black shadow.
Year: 1956

Cubic Capacity (cc) 998 CC
Type of fuel: PETROL
Wheelplan: 2-WHEEL
Upper Frame Member / Vin/Chassis/Frame No. RD12585.B
Rear frame Member Number / RD12585.B
Engine number. F10AB/2B10685
Colour: BLACK

All Logbooks / early Buff + later versions

Supplied by:
Chas. E. Cope & Sons Ltd: Edgbaston Birmingham: On the: 11.05.1956

1st Mr George William Davies: of Kidderminster: On the: 30.05.1956

2nd Conway Motors: Goldhawk Road: On the: 13.03.1964
3rd Mr Roger Edward Arlidge: of Holbrooks Coventry: On the 01.09.1964
4th Mr Michael John Fowler: Of Gloucester: On 17.07.1972
5th DR John Proctor: Of Stirling: 06.11.1994
6th Paul Barden: Of Northants: Northamptonshire: 12. 04. 2021

Great investment opportunity.

Lovely condition Vincent with beautiful hand painted front number plate, Original block raised rear number plate / old school.

100% all correct.

Bring your crash helmet and gloves and ride away!!



Worldwide delivery only with professionals

We can easily arrange transportation to Japan or anywhere else in the World if required / Switzerland / Finland / Norway / America / Australia / etc etc.

RGC Motorcycle Movements based in Eastwood Notts and run by our very good friend Gary C for all UK mainland deliveries, Call 07814 218118 the very best UK motorcycle mover who can be trusted.
Chas Mortimer Transportation at ( www.chasmortimer.co.uk ) for all of Europe.
and www.shippio.co.uk
for the rest of the World.

We use only the best and most reliable delivery companies with the best knowledge on how to get the bike to you


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