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James Captain. Rigid-frame. 200cc.1949-1953

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Paint
Both Standard and Deluxe models were maroon throughout.
Saddle springs and the steel cover strip on the rear mudguard (Deluxe) to cover the tail-lamp wire were silver painted (Argenize aluminium finish).
The saddle frame, speedo (where fitted) and tail-lamp body were black.
(Early models (1949) may have had black headlamp shells and silver fork springs.)
1952 - 53 model had a gold line round the raised tank panel.

Plating
Chrome: Standard model: handlebars and lever, exhaust system, rear lamp bezel, headlamp nuts or bolts & rim.

Deluxe model: as above plus - tank top strip, fork links (1949), small headlamp switch, electric horn bezel (where fitted)

Mudguard embellisher
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