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James Cavalier L17. 175cc.1958-1959

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Paint
Maroon throughout with Tropical Grey tank panels double lined in gold (thick outer line, thin inner line with thin black line between)
Alternative finish: Martial Grey with Royal Blue panels double lined in gold, as above.
Hubs, brake plates and brake operating arms were silver painted.
The front number plate was painted onto the mudguard sides and single lined in gold.

Plating
Chrome: Wheel rims, Fork trim rings (upper half), handlebars & levers, headlamp bolts & rim, speedo and ammeter bezels, exhaust system, toolbox fasteners, kickstart and gearlever.
Cadmium: Nuts & bolts.

Polishing
The aluminium hub centres were polished.
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