1950 Sunbeam S8 487cc

1950 Sunbeam S8 487cc

Barn-find shaft drive Sunbeam S8 from over fifty years ownership.

  • GUIDE PRICE: Offered Without Reserve

+ buyers premium of 15% plus VAT (18% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

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LIVE AUCTION: This lot will be auctioned on Sunday 7th April, 2024 at 11.00am BST at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Beds, SG18 9EP

  • Registration Number

    REG NUMBER
    UNREGISTERED

SUMMARY

Barn-find shaft drive Sunbeam S8 from over fifty years ownership.

DESCRIPTION

  • Part of the late John Macaulay collection
  • The S8's engine is an all-aluminium, twin-cylinder, 487cc overhead-cam unit with a wet sump, car-like gearbox and shaft-drive to the rear wheel 
  • Designed by Erling Poppe with rear plunger suspension and built in Redditch between 1949 and 1956
  • This "barn find" example appears to be in unrestored and mostly original condition
  • Same owner for 50 plus years and stored for last 30 years
  • Will require recommissioning before use, engine turns over
  • Currently unregistered and supplied with no paperwork
  • Being sold with No Reserve

SPECIFICATION

Make
SUNBEAM
Model
S8
Registration Number
UNREGISTERED
Frame Number
S8 538
MOT Expiry
Exempt
Engine Number
Not Seen

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Mark.

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