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MotorcyclesStash Of Rare Vincents Discovered In LA Warehouse

19:15  08 may  2019
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Seven prized Vincents and a Grigg are slated for liquidation.

There’s nothing like a good barn find. Something about precious vehicles being discovered after sitting neglected and dormant for decades, with seemingly nobody aware of the prized machine’s existence or value is really captivating. Unearthing a single forgotten two-wheeled treasure is noteworthy, but coming across a collection of more than half-a-dozen highly sought-after, more-than-half-century-old Brit bikes, including six Vincent Motorcycles, is another thing altogether.

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This horde of seven two-wheelers was unearthed in a Los Angeles area warehouse following the death of the owner. According to Liquid Asset Partners, the liquidation firm tasked with selling the newly-found bikes, the owner—who the Michigan-based company’s press-release describes as “reclusive”—brought the collection of bikes over from England in the ‘60s in a shipping container when he moved to the US. The find also includes a massive assortment of spare parts which were also brought over from the UK—an assortment that has only grown over the last 60-or-so-years.

Here's a look at the seven bikes.

1938 Vincent Series-A HRD Twin:

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Following the start of the Second World War in ’39, Vincent ceased production of its Series-A HRD models. Production didn’t pick back up until 1946, after the end of the global conflict. At that point, the model was replaced by the Series-B. The Series-A first debuted (in prototype form) at the 1936 Olympia Motor Cycle Show and was instrumental in helping Vincent to establish a solid presence and reputation in the motorcycling world. This feat was helped along by racer, Stanley “Ginger” Wood who in 1938 broke the lap record at England’s historic Donington Park Circuit aboard a Series-A HRD.

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Called the “gem of the collection” by the sellers, this ’38 Series-A HRD Twin looks pristine and is undoubtedly the most valuable unit out of the seven. Supposedly only some 78 units were ever produced over the model’s two-and-a-half-year run, with between only 40 to 50 (depending on who you ask) specimens known to remain. This makes the Series A one of the company’s most collectable models ever produced. In fact, according to our buddy Paul D’Orleans of The Vintagent, a 1938 Series-A HRD Twin is the 19th most valuable two-wheeler on the planet.

1953 Vincent Black Shadow – Series-C

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Even more refined than its predecessor, the Series-C offered improved suspension that saw hydraulic dampers stuffed between the spring boxes out back and Vincent’s proprietary “Girdraulic” fork. Reportedly, only 42 Series-C specimens were ever made before it was phased out upon the arrival of the (you guessed it) Series-D in 1955. All that performance came at a price and not only were Vincents markedly more expensive than offerings from competitors, but the company reportedly sold each unit at a loss.

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1950 Vincent Comet Basket Case

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1955 Vincent Victor Replica

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While all of the bikes in this find are all equally notable, there’s one example I find particularly intriguing. A year or so prior to the company going under in 1955, Vincent unveiled enclosed versions of the Rapide and Shadow, known as the Black Knight and the Black Prince. Phillip Vincent thought the public would be thrilled about bolstered wind protection and enclosed powertrains. They were not. The company also experimented with a third enclosed model, this time based on the Comet and called the “Victor”. Supposedly only one was ever built.

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Seemingly unable to get his hands on a genuine Victor, the now-deceased owner of this esteemed collection opted to build his own replica using a Comet. The press release states that this is a “perfect one-of-a-kind replica” though I’m curious how in-depth this project was. Did he go through the trouble of updating the chassis? Improving the rear suspenders? Adding the new oil-tank? How about the addition of the coil ignition and Amal Monobloc carburetion. These were all features found on the other enclosed Vincent models which were used by the Thought Police in the BBC’s ’55 production of Orwell’s 1984.

1954 Vincent Rapide D/C

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Built just one year before the plug was pulled on the company, the final Vincent models represented the pinnacle of the brand’s technology and engineering which were objectively quite ahead of their time. By the time tings wrapped up, models were all breaking the triple-digit-barrier. These later models may not be as valuable as some of the earlier models, however, they’re still highly sought-after bikes that fetch exorbitant amounts at auctions.

1948 Vincent Series-B Rapide

Despite being the fastest production bike in the world upon its release in 1946, Phillip Vincent still felt the Series-B Rapide was hiding even more potential up its sleeve. The number of privateer racers modifying and tuning the already potent V-Twins lead Vincent to believe there was demand for an even higher-performance, sport variant of the Series-B Rapide. This lead to further development of the machine already capable of 110mph right out of the crate.

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Phillip along with the firm’s chief engineer, Phil Irving, took a batch of Rapides and tricked them out, upgrading, amongst other things, the cams. Con-rods, cylinder heads, and a bigger set of carburetors were thrown on as well. The changes afforded a total of 55hp translating to a top-speed of 125mph. Supposedly only around 70 units were produced before production halted upon the release of its successor, the Series-C. This particular Series-B example was produced in 1948—the same year Rollie Free’s performed his famous bathing-suit-clad 1948 world-record run on a massaged Series-B.

1923 Grigg Blackburne V-Twin

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Grigg Motorcycles was a little-known British marque that operated from 1920 through 1925. The company built a relatively impressive bike for the time, though it was never able to establish the presence needed to remain profitable/sustainable. It lead to the factory's doors closing for good after only five years of operation. Supposedly very few units were sold, making survivors today incredibly seldom finds. Compounding this is the fact the company spent its first two years building scooters only. The only Grigg proper motorcycles were produced in from 1922 to '25.

Thought to be only one of four surviving examples in existence, this particular Grigg specimen is the only one fitted with the 696cc V-Twin the firm introduced in ’23. The inverted hand-levers, the antique headlamp, factory wicker luggage, and girder fork leave little doubt as to when this seldom-seen-scoot left the Middlesex factory.

Sources: Liquid Asset Partners, The Vintagent, Bonhams, Cyber Motorcycle

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