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James Captain J8 Deluxe. 200cc. 1950-1953

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Paint
The Captain Deluxe 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 1952 - 53 model had a gold line round the raised tank panel.

Plating
Chrome: Handlebars and levers,  exhaust system, rear lamp bezel, headlamp nuts or bolts & rim, horn bezel, ammeter bezel, rear suspension spring inner covers.

Cadmium: Nuts and bolts, toolbox button, top & bottom head-races.

Mudguard embellisher

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