Bonhams | 16-Oct-2016 | The Autumn Stafford Sale Important Collectors Motorcycles | Venue : Stafford, Staffordshire County Showground
Category : Classic Motorcycles
Lot No. : 142
Year : 1955
Engine Size : -
Registration No. : YSU 601
Chassis No. : # 232247
Engine No. : # 232338
No longer available - Sold or withdrawn from sale
To be sold without reserve

A typically well made German moped, the Zündapp Combinette first appeared in the UK in 1954 when Ambassador Motor Cycles began assembling it under license at their Ascot works. The Combinette's 49cc two-stroke engine was suspended beneath the U-shaped tubular frame, and this undeniably handsome machine was further distinguished by elegant chain/engine covers and a sprung front fork. In this form the Combinette lasted only another year, being replaced by a comprehensively restyled model for 1956.
Restored while in previous ownership, this beautiful Combinette was in use recently and is described as in generally good condition. However, it should be noted that a seal - located between the fuel tank and carburettor - is missing and needs to be replaced. Accompanying paperwork consists of an old-style logbook and an old-style V5 document.