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Re: Fairy on eBay today
« Reply #1 on: 11 Jul 2019 at 12:10 »
Cut and pasted from add.

VERY RARE 1906 FAIRY VETERAN MOTORCYCLE RESTORATION PROJECT / PRE DOUGLAS
 IT WAS FOUND IN A CELLAR IN THE  BRISTOL DOCKS POST WW2 IT THEN TRAVELED TO THE BSA IN THE 1960's AT WHICH POINT IS WAS TRADED FOR A PART RESTORED AJS AND THEN IN THE SAME FAMILY TILL NOW ..... WE ALL KNOW THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THIS MACHINE , COMPLETE ONES ARE COUNTED ON ONE HAND AND SHOWS US WHERE THE DOUGLAS MARK GREW FROM....MOUNTED IN A WIN CYCLE FRAME WITH THE VERY RARE COUNTER SHAFT CLUTCH UNIT , TANK  HAS PETROL /OIL AND SPACE FOR THE TREMBLER COILS (2 NEEDED ) AND BATTERY , FITTED WITH A LATER FRONT DRUM BRAKE IN THE INTERESTS OF SAFTY ! REAR WHEEL HAS A BACK PEDAL BRAKE , WHEELS ARE 26" WITH CARRIER BIKE   OVERSIZE CYCLE TYRES , RIMS NEW FRESH SPOKES ETC NO RUST OR ROT TO TANK OR FRAME .
ENGINE ALL PRESENT AND CORRECT  SHOWS SIGNS OF USE BUT NOTHING DAMAGED ,AND OF COURSE WITH MACHINES OF THIS AGE  REQUIRES MORE WORK TO COMPLETE TO A RUNNING MACHINE ( NEW VALVES , VALVE GUIDE REPAIRS , NEW CAMSHAFT BUSHES AND BIG END SHELLS AND PISTONS ,) SUPPLIED ARE NEW CAST PISTON BLANKS TO MACHINE UP TO FIT , WITH SOME OTHER SPARE PARTS AS WELL,  BORES ARE GOOD , CRANKSHAFT GOOD,BORE IS 57.00 MM AND A STROKE OF 57.00 MM GIVING 2 1/4 HP , HENCE THE REASON FOR SAYING 1906 (1907 INCREASE IN CAPACITY TO A FULL 2 3/4 HP)  CORRECT FAIRY CARB THE ENGINE NUMBER IS 105 AND CLEARLY MARKED  FRAME NUMBER CLEARLY MARKED AND WAS DATED (VERBALY BY THE LATE JOHN PINKERTON AS CORRECT) COMES WITH A LARGE FILE AND ALSO THE CORRECT TANK TRANSFERS AND A SET OF ORIGINAL WIN CYCLE TRANSFERS.
 I HAVE STARTED THE DATING BALL ROLLING WITH THE VMCC, BUT OF COURSE THIS COULD BE DONE BY OTHER CLUBS, AS YOU CAN SEE A VERY NICE LOOKING MACHINE AND WITH A SMALL AMOUNT OF WORK WILL BE A VERY INTERESTING MOUNT TO OWN , SO PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE HAPPY WITH  THE DESCRIPTION AND PICTURES, AS THIS IS WHAT YOU ARE BIDDING ON .... I HAVE GIVEN ALL THE INFO I KNOW OF ,SO IT IS UP TO YOU TO DESIDE IF YOU WANT IT.....CAN BE LOOKED AT WHILST LISTING LIVE AND SHOULD YOU WIN ( AND OF COURSE PAID  FOR  IT !!) I CAN DELIVER TO FOUNDERS DAY AUTOJUMBLE OR BEAULIEU IN SEPTEMBER IF REQUIRED , THIS IS A PAYPAL ONLY LISTING DUE TO THE VALUE , NO OFFERS NO MESSING AROUND SO NOW IS YOUR CHANCE !! , IF YOU REQUIRE SHIPPING THIS COST IS AT YOUR   OWN EXPENSE .
ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE ASK AND  GOOD LUCK......FAIRY OWNERSHIP JUST ONE CLICK AWAY !! .......

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Re: Fairy on eBay today
« Reply #2 on: 11 Jul 2019 at 12:13 »
Wow - another one comes out of the woodwork!

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Re: Fairy on eBay today
« Reply #3 on: 11 Jul 2019 at 12:19 »
These images would have been very handy while I was building Alan's Fairy.
I will add them here for future reference.

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Re: Fairy on eBay today
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Re: Fairy on eBay today
« Reply #6 on: 11 Jul 2019 at 12:35 »
Pity about the Red Oxide Paint job.

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Re: Fairy on eBay today
« Reply #7 on: 12 Jul 2019 at 00:46 »
Is this the Fairy listed in the LDMCC Machine register 2014, Frame number WYN37377, Engine number 105, 1906 ?. Very nice looking project.

Ian

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Re: Fairy on eBay today
« Reply #8 on: 12 Jul 2019 at 03:31 »
"Pity about the Red Oxide Paint job."

Bit of work to do yet, the paint is the easy part! Absolutely fantastic project for sure

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Re: Fairy on eBay today
« Reply #9 on: 13 Aug 2019 at 03:51 »
and sold on second attempt for 14,850.00



Ended:

18 Jul, 2019 10:52:07 BST   
 




Winning bid:

14,850.00



[ 1 bid]

 

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