Lot #125

1919 ABC Sopwith Motorcycle

  • Auction Estimate
    $20,000 - $30,000
  • Sale Type
  • Year
    1919
  • Make
    ABC Sopwith
  • Model
    Motorcycle
  • Style
    498 C.C.
  • VIN #
    2133
  • Mileage
    TMU
  • Exterior Color
    Black
  • Interior Color
  • Cylinders
    2
  • Engine Size
    498 C.C.
  • Transmission
    4-Speed Manual

Price Realized: $19,800

Details

This 1919 ABC Sopwith motorcycle is an unrestored, original motorcycle that was at one point owned by Henry Wing, one of the three founding members of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America. The consignor is the third owner. The engine features the flat twin configuration and is said to have influenced many future designs, including those from BMW.

ABC motorcycles, founded as the All British Engine Company in London, was closely associated with the Sopwith Aviation Company. It is believed that 2,200 ABC motorcycles were built under license by the Sopwith Aviation Company. Vehicle is sold with a bill of sale.

*Sale prices are inclusive of the buyers premium

"OWNER" Rates the Following *

  • Engine
    Excellent
  • Body
    Excellent
  • Chassis/Frame
    Excellent
  • Tires
    Excellent
  • Coachwork/Interior
    Excellent
  • Electrical
    Excellent
  • Transmission
    Excellent
  • Paint
    Excellent
  • Overall Condition
    Excellent
* The consignor rates the following on a scale of Poor, Fair, Good, Very Good and Excellent. (Excellent = 100% restored)