1955 Vincent Black Prince Series D

Lot Number: 231

1955 Vincent Black Prince Series D

One of 132, only two registered keepers and just over 5,600 miles.

  • NOT SOLD

LIVE AUCTION: This lot was auctioned on Friday 30th July, 2021 at 2.00pm BST at The Wing, Silverstone Circuit, NN12 8TN

  • Registration Number

    REG NUMBER
    RYM 280

SUMMARY

One of 132, only two registered keepers and just over 5,600 miles.

DESCRIPTION

  • Following on from the legendary Shadow, Phil Vincent wanted to produce a "two-wheeled Bentley" so, in 1954, he developed and launched the Black Prince with all new aerodynamic bodywork clothing the traditional 998cc V-twin engine and suspension
  • Only 132 were ever produced when production ended in December 1955 with the company's demise
  • This stunning example is mostly original, never been restored, and appears to have been well maintained throughout its life
  • Rear frame number RD12848BF. Matching crankcase numbers I26V
  • 5,616 recorded miles. Two registered keepers with details included
  • Maintains its original registration number. Still with its spade headlight key
  • The history file includes its original Vincent Parts Book and Owner's Manual
  • Recent recommission and is now in running order
  • The Black Prince is often regarded as more a piece of Art than a mere Motorcycle. Very special

 

 

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
231
Make
VINCENT
Model
BLACK PRINCE SERIES D
Registration Number
RYM 280
Frame Number
RD 12848 BF
MOT Expiry
Exempt
Engine Number
F10AB/2B/10948

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Mark.

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