1948 Royal Enfield 350 Model G

Highlights

  • Restored between 2015 and 2019 by the previous owner
  • Extensive file of invoices  for parts purchased during the restoration process
  • Full working order and ready to be enjoyed

The Appeal

Designed to be an affordable and dependable motorcycle, the Royal Enfield Model G was originally a pre-war design, often attributed as the forefather of the successful Bullet.
This post-war example features telescopic forks and a 350cc OHV engine. It has been restored quite recently, covering fewer than 100 miles since. It is a truly charming example and is ready to be ridden and enjoyed.


The History and Paperwork

  • Dispatched from the Redditch factory in 1948 to Royal Enfield dealer King & Harper of Cambridge. Original matching frame , engine and gearbox numbers
  • Restored by the previous owner, finished in 2019
  • Exempt from road tax and MOT testing
  • V5C present
  • Original owners manuals
  • Collection of old invoices
  • Old tax discs
  • Registration number was changed in 2000 and is documented


The Condition

  • Repainted in period correct colour scheme
  • Frame restored to a high standard
  • No corrosion we could discern
  • Every component restored or replaced
  • No blemishes or signs of previous damage we could detect anywhere
  • Excellent two-tone finish on the fuel tank
  • Smart polished casing and brightwork
  • New stainless rims and spokes
  • New tyres
  • Restored sprung single seat

The Mechanics 

  • 350cc OHV single cylinder engine
  • Runs and rides very well
  • Changes gear and stops exactly as it should
  • Pliable suspension
  • Small oil leak, although this is to be expected of a ‘40s british bike
  • No smoke
  • Rebuilt engine and gearbox
  • New brakes


Summary

Beautifully restored and having covered fewer than 100 miles since, this Royal Enfield would make a great addition to any collection. Few bikes this age are in such fine condition, so a mechanically healthy example such as this is wonderful to see.

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Auction FAQs
Vehicle specification
  • Year 1948
  • Make Royal Enfield
  • Model 350
  • Colour Silver
  • Odometer 90 Miles
  • Engine size 350
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Market Harborough
  • Location Leicestershire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
20 bids
  • AM•••• £4,000 04/06/24
  • ca•••• £3,900 04/06/24
  • AM•••• £3,800 04/06/24
  • ca•••• £3,600 04/06/24
  • AM•••• £3,500 04/06/24
  • ca•••• £3,300 04/06/24
  • Ro•••• £3,200 04/06/24
  • ca•••• £3,100 04/06/24
  • Mi•••• £3,000 03/06/24
  • Mi•••• £2,700 03/06/24

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