1924 Douglas C.W.
Odometer: Indicating miles
- Earlier 80's restoration presenting in excellent condition
- Features a Flat-twin motorcycle engine
- 2-speed gearbox in a light weight frame
- Military used model
The British built Douglas motorcycles were manufactured in Bristol between 1907-1957. Laying claim to the earliest production flat-twin motorcycle engine Douglas was a major motorcycle supplier through the first world war producing 70,000 bikes for military use.
Successful in dirt bike racing with dirt track specific models and throughout the 1920's having great success at Isle of Man TT, Grand Prix & marathon racing.
This 1924 Douglas C.W was restored in the 1980's and is in beautiful condition.
Fitted with a 350cc horizontally opposed flat twin engine with a 2-speed gearbox in a light weight frame with a low centre of gravity these bikes were a quick ride for the era. Now at 94 years old this bike features plenty of unique features showing the way things used to be with acetylene lighting, belt drive, brass air horn and leather luggage bags. A rare bike in fantastic condition this bike offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of history.
Rarely offered this will make for a great investment for any collection.
As with all vehicles sold in the Classic Car Division, they have been well looked after by their previous owners. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of vehicles, Lloyds Auctions are unable to physically inspect every aspect of each vehicle and the description which should be used as a guide only have been compiled after speaking with the owners. Lloyds Auctions sells these vehicles under standard auction conditions that offers no warranties or cooling off period. Please feel free to call the Classic Car Division if you have any questions relating to any vehicle. Inspection is highly recommended.