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James. 1925. 250cc.  James Model 17

Homepage  Pre war index James Model 17
250cc James 2 h.p. side valve engine
64mm x 77.5mm
Semi sports handlebar
26" rims with 2" tyres
Front rim brake !!
Rear dummy belt rim brake !!
Rear stand
Adjustable footrests
Carrier
Lubrication by mechanical pump with adjustable sight feed
Light chain guards
Leather faced toolbox
James two speed gearbox.  Ratios 6.7 & 12 : 1
Clutch and kickstarter
High tension magneto
'Approved type' of carburettor
1 gallon tank with 2 quart oil compartment
Pan saddle
Black enamel finish
Tank painted James brown (it doesn't say two shades ?) lined red & gold
All weather rustproof finish.  No plating specified
Price 44.  Maglita 7/ 10/- extra
Model 17a with three speed gearbox also available
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