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James Sports Captain L20S. 200cc. 1961-1966

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Paint
Caribbean Blue: Forks, frame & swinging arm, rear suspension units, footrest hangers, headlamp shell, all mudguard stays (2 front - 1 rear),
Silver: Hubs, brake plates, brake operating arms, rear number plate housing, speedo drive housing, flyscreen lower half.
1963 - 66:  The "jelly-mould" tank had pearl silver panels lined in gold.

Plating
Chrome: Fork trim rings, headlamp rim, bolts holding headlamp shell to forks, handlebars & levers, steering stem nut, tank filler cap, tank side panels (1962), toolbox side panels & fasteners, chainguard, exhaust system, kickstart and gear lever,  wheel rims, rear suspension inner covers.
Cadmium: Nuts & bolts, air filter (or is it zinc).

Polishing
The front and rear mudguards and the aluminium hub centres were polished.

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