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James Sports Superswift M25S. 250cc.1963-1966

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Paint
Riviera 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.
The "jelly-mould" tank had pearl silver panels single lined in gold.

Plating
Chrome: Fork trim rings, headlamp rim, bolts holding headlamp shell to forks, handlebars & levers, steering stem nut, tank filler cap,  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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