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Crazy George Disteel and His Secret Cache of Vincents

rbove

New Forum User
Non-VOC Member
#2
Crazy George Bikes

I've got one- the state of California didn't have paperwork on any of the bikes, so when they sold at auction they were all registered as '78 uncer's (uncertain). I have copies of 2 newspaper articles from '77 -'78 - they sold 18 motorcycles for a total of $19,000. Top sellers were a '51 Shadow, a '50 Moto Guzzi Falcone and a '50 Norton International- all going for $1550 each.
Richard Bove
F10AB/1B/3956
 

STEPXL

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VOC Member
#3
some interesting links on george Disteel that have been broken

Hi Richard.
I have purchased the last shadow 1953 sold that day to Arlen Ness who had Dick Busby sort it out then sold to Mark Allen {bigbadfarmer on ebay} several years ago.

Its mentioned on page 138 "Vincents in a barn" as the one drilled full of holes and picture on page 140 outside Mark Allens place. Please drop and email to me so i can send you some pictures etc.

Stephen
F10AB/1B/9714

stephencarson50@hotmail.com


Check these links as The VOC link is broken same thevincent.com link

http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/6464/file00014k.jpg

http://web.archive.org/web/20071207224527/http://www.velocette.org/html/crazy+george+disteel.htm

The picture is gone, here it is

http://img121.imageshack.us/img121/4672/73848583.jpg

A local newspaper article

http://www.pacificsun.com/story.php?story_id=2593&page=886
 
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STEPXL

Well Known and Active Forum User
VOC Member
#6
Crazy George Disteel

Just tried them all and they all work?
1st link Collage of pictures by Willmot white Photo of Mark Allen, Alex McLean, Who can name others?
2nd link Article VENDETTA The Bizarre Story of Crazy George Disteel and His Secret Cache of Vincents
3rd Link the photo of Crazy George that is missing from the 2nd Article


Many Thanks to Paul Zell for these links
 
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mr.hutch

Well Known and Active Forum User
VOC Member
#7
Thanks S,
all is now fine on my PC and very interesting it is to.


Just tried them all and they all work?
1st link Collage of pictures by Willmot white Photo of Mark Allen, Alex McLean, Who can name others?
2nd link Article VENDETTA The Bizarre Story of Crazy George Disteel and His Secret Cache of Vincents
3rd Link the photo of Crazy George that is missing from the 2nd Article
 
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