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The first production Shadow did come to Canada. Back then, nobody thought of any particular bike as historic. It just went out randomly like an other in that period. It is well documented (Richardson's) as engine #696. It was discovered as a basket case by Byrne Bramwell and Bob Williams in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1978. Byrne started a restoration and then sold it to Somer Hooker. Somer completed the restoration and then sold it to Bar Hodgson a few years ago. Number 696 was at the recent Florida get-together where it was voted as Best In Show by those present.