Devitt MCN Festival of Motorcycling Sale 2023 14th May 2023

30 The Devitt MCN Festival of Motorcycling Sale 2023 Lot 347 c.1949 Excelsior Manxman Special 250cc Famous Earles, alloy-framed, Lightweight TT Manxman. • Built in c.1949 by Ernie Earles using a hand-built aluminium frame and 250cc OHC Manxman engine • Raced by Jack Sparrow in the early 1950s to some success at the Isle of Man TT • Results were 1951-15th, 1952-21st, 1953-Retired, 1954-16th • Bought by TT legend Bill Smith in 1955 who then competed on it at various events throughout the 1950’s • The engine is believed to be a Works engine • Formed part of a private Collection for last few years • Features in the Paul Ingham book “ Excelsior The Racing Years ” • Not run for some time so will require some recommissioning before use • Great opportunity to own an unusual piece of Excelsior Manxman/TT history Registration: UNREGISTERED Frame No: NOT SEEN Engine No: BRAR 101 Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000 Consignor: Mark Bryan Tel No: 07958 107974 More Details Lot 347 Bid On Lot 347