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James Cadet J5. 125cc. 1953-1954

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Paint
The J5 was maroon throughout.
Wheel rims and saddle springs were silver painted (Argenize aluminium finish).
The saddle frame, speedo  and tail-lamp body were black.
The 1953 model had a gold line round the raised tank panel.
The 1954 - 55 model had a silver line.

Plating
Chrome: Handlebars and levers,  exhaust system, rear lamp bezel, headlamp nuts or bolts & rim, headlamp switch (rectified lighting)

Cadmium: Nuts and bolts, toolbox button.

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