1938 Velocette MOV 249cc

Lot Number: 351

1938 Velocette MOV 249cc

Nicely restored lightweight Velocette MOV 250cc.


LIVE AUCTION: This lot was auctioned on Sunday 14th May, 2023 at 11.00am BST at East of England Arena, Peterborough, PE2 6XE

  • Registration Number

    PSL 307


Nicely restored lightweight Velocette MOV 250cc.


  • Introduced in 1933 and was an immediate sales success, providing a reliable and lively ride
  • The Type M Overhead Valve (MOV) was the first high-camshaft engine that Velocette produced and remained in production for almost 40 years
  • Production ceased during WW2 and was reintroduced briefly in 1946 with Dowty forks replacing the Webb sprung-girders
  • A total of around 4,500 MOVs were produced overall
  • Well known to the Velocette Club, this pre-war example is presented in restored condition and described as an "easy starter and good runner" by our vendor
  • Showing only 68 miles since its restoration. UK-registered on a current V5C
  • History file containing numerous receipts, old MOTs, old tax discs and reprint manuals
  • Great addition to any classic bike collection


Lot Number
Registration Number
PSL 307
Frame Number
MD 7943
MOT Expiry
Engine Number
MOV 6206



For further information regarding this lot please contact Mark.





Please note that due to venue restrictions we need to be clear of the venue by 12pm on Monday 15th May.

Full payment must be received before any item is available to be released.

Motorcycles can be collected from the East of England Arena, Peterborough, PE2 6XE on Monday 15th May between 8am and 12pm.

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Any motorcycles not collected by 12pm on Monday 15th May will be taken to our transport partners facility in Northamptonshire for a fee of £110 plus VAT, including 3 days storage. Storage will be charged at £10 plus VAT per day thereafter.


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