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James. 1926. 250cc.  Model 17

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250cc James 2 h.p. side valve engine
64mm x 77.5mm
Semi sports handlebar
26" rims with 2.375" tyres (wired on)
Front rim brake !!
Rear dummy belt rim brake !!
Rear stand
Adjustable footrests
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
AMAC or Mills carburettor (optional)
1 gallon tank with gallon oil compartment
Pan saddle
Black enamel finish
Tank painted James brown ( two shades) lined red & gold
All weather rustproof finish.  Nickel plating to parts subject to friction
Price 40.  Maglita 7/ 10/- extra
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