+ buyer’s premium of 15% plus VAT (18% incl VAT) 47 • Introduced in 1955 as a range of bikes using Earles forks and enclosed drive shafts • The new range also included the R50, R60 and the sporty R69 • This very well restored, plunger suspension model is presented in good running order and attached to a Steib S500 sidecar • Restored to a high standard in 2022/23 by VP Restorations • Owned by the same family since 1973 and had its original engine replaced for a sportier R69S engine in the late 1970s • Small history file with some associated paperwork included • Spares included as pictured plus a selection of other parts including forks, handlebars, centre stand, exhaust parts, engine bars, carburettors etc. • UK-registered on a V5C Very well restored BMW R50/Steib S500 combination fitted with a later R69S engine. Estimate: £12,000 - £14,000 Registration: 175 GJH Frame No: 559970 Engine No: 657574 Specialist: Mark Bryan Telephone No: 07958 107974 Lot 775 1959 BMW R50/R69S 600cc • The Philip Irving-designed HRD 500cc Meteor utilised a lightweight single-cylinder OHV engine and was introduced in 1935 • The Series A Meteor was capable of 90mph which, in 1936, was quite remarkable • The Stevenage factory built the Meteor model up until the company phased out the HRD brand in 1950 • This relatively early bike was dispached from the factory in 1939 • An older restoration with correct numbers verified by the VOC and still retains its original oil pump • Same owner since 2008, dry stored in a private Collection since then so will require some recommissioning before use • Engine turns over with good compression • Large history file including old 1942 RF60 ‘buff’ logbook, old MOTs, old V5s, old receipts, manuals and other associated paperwork • UK-registered on a current V5C All correct numbers early example Series A Comet. Estimate: £35,000 - £40,000 Registration: DDG 227 Frame No: D1725 Engine No: M666 Specialist: Mark Bryan Telephone No: 07958 107974 Lot 776 1939 Vincent HRD Meteor 499cc More Details Lot 775 Bid On Lot 775 More Details Lot 776 Bid On Lot 776