On March 4, 2017, Dee Atkinson & Harrison’s sale at Sledmere House, Driffield, Yorkshire, is offering this Matchless Silver Hawk.
It is thought to be one of only 60 surviving examples of about 500 made. The estimate is £45,000-55,000.
First registered on March 8, 1933 in Taunton, Somerset, to a Mr A C Thomason, the Silver Hawk later found its way to Kent, then Yorkshire. In 2009 Bonhams sold the unrestored Matchless for £28,000.
Now completely restored, the engine has only been run for half an hour, never on the road, so gentle recommissioning is advised. Call Andrew Spicer 01377 253151 for details.
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