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James. 1923. 500cc.  Model 12

Homepage  Pre war index James Model 12
500cc James engine (3 h.p.)
64mm x 77mm - 50 V-twin
26" x 2" wheels and tyres (beaded edge) to fit 2" rims
Front rim brake
Rear band brake
High-tension magneto
'Approved' type carburettor
2 gallon tank with 2 quarts oil
Sight drip oil feed with auxiliary hand-pump
Front & rear stands
Chain drive by ⅝" x " Renold chain
3 speed gearbox with clutch and kickstarter
Ratios - 5.25,  7.24,  10.76 :1
Adjustable sports type handlebar ensuring comfortable position for touring or speed events
Best quality racing type saddle saddle
Light, quickly detachable chain guards
Carrier with metal sided, leather-faced toolbags
Frame enamelled black.
Wheel rims enamelled black
Tank enamelled brown (two shades) with red & gold lines
Shock absorber fitted to engine sprocket
Parts subject to friction, nickel plated

Price 75 nett cash
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