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Adrian II

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on: August 27, 2018, 08:03:57 am
Saw this one on Craig's List, while we have been busy re-importing loads of Indian badged bikes into the UK, it seems the trade is not entirely one-way.



https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/mcy/d/1857-royal-enfield-500-bullet/6662172406.html

Same model as the '57 I owned for a while. These are quite rare, less than 250 built for the 1957 season (the 350 was much more common). Parts-wise there is a lot of interchangeability with the Indian built iron barrel 500 Bullets.

I think someone here should buy it!

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Reply #1 on: August 29, 2018, 05:12:21 am
The VERY rare 1857 Bullet...


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Reply #2 on: August 29, 2018, 05:18:30 am
Yes, typnig skills seem to be in decline...

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Reply #3 on: August 29, 2018, 05:26:51 am
A simple mistake, really - but doesn't anyone proofread any more?


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Reply #4 on: August 29, 2018, 05:49:47 pm
I'm rather surprised Enfield had time to make a motorcycle in 1857.

They were rather busy getting ready to make the new Enfield 1858,  2 band rifled musket for the military at that time.  8)
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Reply #5 on: August 30, 2018, 06:19:15 am
Typos apart, does anyone want to buy this one? Makes me wish I'd kept mine.

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