Lot 350: 1925 BSA 250cc Model B ‘Round Tank’
A top-selling model for BSA throughout the 1920s, the versatile Model B, or ‘Round Tank’, was used by just about every tradesman whose job required cheap personal transport. Popular with learners - the fact that the gearbox had only two speeds and that both brakes operated on the rear wheel were attributes guaranteed to re-assure novices - the reliable 250 sidevalve provided many with their first motorcycling experience. Advanced features, for a lightweight, included all-chain drive and pumped lubrication, though the traditional sight feed and auxiliary hand pump were retained. Apparently substantially original and complete, this example is offered with old-style continuation logbook and Department of Transport letter linking the registration mark ‘ER 4024’ to the machine.
Bonhams, Classic & Motorcycle Mechanics Show, Stafford
|Hammer Price (inc premium)||£2300|
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