1949 NORTON 16H
Historics at Brooklands | 2018-05-19 | May Sale | Venue : Brooklands Motor Museum, Weybridge, Surrey
Lot No. : 110
Year : 1949
Engine Size : -
Registration No. : JSU 365
Chassis No. : #117320
Engine No. : #D3T23004
£ 5,207
Norton 16H Sold
 

 

The Norton 16H is a designation given to British motorcycles made between 1911 and 1954 with various modifications, it refers to a single cylinder Norton 490cc side valve engine with a bore and stroke of 79 x 100 mm. The H denotes the ‘Home’ model as distinct from the Colonial export model. Norton was the main military motorcycle supplier prior to the second World War and one of the main suppliers of motorcycles to the British Army during World War II, with a total of nearly 100,000 produced. British Army Nortons were also supplied to the Commonwealth forces such as Australian, New Zealand, India and the Canadian Army.
This Norton 16H has been in the vendors tenure for the last 10 years. We are informed that the bike starts and runs well. This handsome Midlands classic is offered at auction with a V5C registration certificate.

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