1956 AJS 7R 350cc

Lot Number: 346

1956 AJS 7R 350cc

Classic 1950's AJS racer with Goodwood and Manx provenance.


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

    TYF 622


Classic 1950's AJS racer with Goodwood and Manx provenance.


  • Chain driven overhead-cam 350cc race bike introduced in 1948 following on from the "cammy" pre war models
  • Instantly successful both as a factory machine and with privateer entries
  • Production ceased in 1963 when single-cylinder race machines struggled against multi-cylinder competition
  • This early 1956 example has been with the same owner since 1986 and has been raced at various circuits over the last 34 years
  • Notable successes being a 3rd in 2010 at the Goodwood Revival, beating the likes of Chas Mortimer and Phil Read and 12 Isle of Man appearances with a 90mph average in 1996 at the Manx GP
  • Original Dunlop rims still fitted with the rears still on original spokes
  • Engine has Ron Lewis crank cases fitted and the gearbox is a 5-speed Mick Hemmings unit
  • Previous owner traced the bike's history back to 1972, information included
  • Maintained to a good standard, fitted with a 3.5-gallon fuel tank and complete with a spares package as pictured including, megaphone exhaust, sprockets, etc.
  • Not used since 2020 so recommissioning would be required before track use
  • Eligible for the competitive Lansdowne Race Series that still fields a 350cc class


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TYF 622
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For further information regarding this lot please contact Mark.





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