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James Cadet. Rigid-frame. 125cc. 1949-1952

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Frame numbering
Frame numbers were prefixed (1949) D.  (1950 - 51) C.  (1952) M.

Model announcement
"The Motor Cycle" 21 October 1948
(New James Lightweights, page 314) announced the Model 10D (Standard & Deluxe). 

"Motor Cycling" same date introduced the 122cc Standard & Deluxe. 

The name "Cadet" was not used until 1950.  The 1949 parts book refers to the Model 10D.

Road tests
"The Motor Cycle" 26 January 1950
(Road Tests of New Models, page 76) Deluxe.

 

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