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Black Shadow NDA 451


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Black Shadow NDA 451

Hello everyone. I am searching for my old Vincent’s early history. The machine is a 1954 series C Blk Shadow with die-cast engine, engine number between 10000 and 10300.

I have a UK registration for the bike which is NDA 451. This indicates that it was sold in Wolverhampton in 1954.

In 1959 it belonged to a Mr Harker in Birmingham.
In 1968 it belonged to a Mr Hadges in Warley. Mr Hadges bought the bike from Mr Harker. Year ?????

Is there anyone out in the Vincent world who knows anything about Mr Harker or something interesting about the bike or who can help me to find information about this bike?

Gordon and Vince have notes of Mr Harker and Mr Hadges

There is a photo of the bike in MPH1968 number 230 page 9.

The history from 1968 is totally documented.


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