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Inherited Comet


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Hello there. My mother in law has inherited a 1951 Comet. As far as i can see it is complete, the previous owner has removed the back wheel and swinging arm for some reason. The frame and engine numbers do not match, but are as follows:- frame no. 3C / 1 /XXXX and engine no. i think is F5 A /B /XXXXXXAlso XXX is on the casing. The bike is actually white , or off white in colour , was this something to do with being used by the Argentine police , which i have read somewhere ? My question being can anyone shed some light on this bike , and also , where and how is the best way to sell it ? I await your replies in anticipation. The log book is present for this machine also.

I removed the serial numbers from the post for your safety..Bob Collings
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Pfffff did I find the wrong mother in law! :cool:

Well you can always scroll down a little bit and find my "looking for a Comet" topic.


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Hi Davey,

I've sent you a private message. Click on the blue grey tab towards the right of the very top line of this site's screen.



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i did not realize we can edit posts done by others here, can't do that on the Norton Forum.
Let the games begin!

oh, I missed that Bob had been elevated to Moderator. Now we know why I should never be moderator.
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