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Photo from the "Old County" #594483 04/11/15 5:01 pm
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Something you probably won't see too many of Stateside

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It's a a Coventry Eagle 300cc S/V from 1923, it runs too.


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Re: Photo from the "Old County" [Re: jacks the lad] #594748 04/13/15 10:21 am
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What a beauty!
And you are right, haven't seen a lot of these about on this side of the pond.


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Re: Photo from the "Old County" [Re: jacks the lad] #595542 04/18/15 11:01 pm
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Not stateside...
Possibly not anywhere, really. Wonder how many of those have survived the years?


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Re: Photo from the "Old County" [Re: jacks the lad] #595560 04/19/15 5:04 am
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Laid up in a garden shed in 1939 at the start of WWII, owner never came back for it. Stayed there until the shed collapsed in 2002 and was found amongst the derbies. Just done the work to have running once more, otherwise left it alone as much as possible. It's taken 90+ years to get to be the way it is, I'm not going to spoil it now


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Re: Photo from the "Old County" [Re: jacks the lad] #595567 04/19/15 5:41 am
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Very nice patina on patina

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Re: Photo from the "Old County" [Re: quinten] #598945 05/11/15 10:17 am
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Great picture, Jack, and a nice job of getting it running while preserving what you found.


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Re: Photo from the "Old County" [Re: jacks the lad] #612327 08/10/15 7:17 pm
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you're not gonna see many of those on either side of the pond. Great find and work. BRILLIANT!!!

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Re: Photo from the "Old County" [Re: KennethC.] #715856 11/20/17 12:09 am
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New to this Forum - but was hoping someone else might have a 40's Triumph Speed Twin to compare a few details. Was going to post a photo of my 1948 5T, but your site doesn't allow uploads from the computer? Only from the Web? Strange. That means I have to upload to another kind of photo site (thereby having to join yet another thing, requiring yet another log-in and password, etc. etc.) So will just have to forgo pictures . . . .

Re: Photo from the "Old County" [Re: jacks the lad] #739390 06/21/18 3:35 pm
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What a lovely old thing , it looks if it has a fixture for a belt drive on the rear r/hand side perhaps for a knife sharpening stone its probably been a workhorse in its time, its just a guess (imagination running away) I like the rustic brown colour . , thanks for showing it to us all truly a gem PP

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Re: Photo from the "Old County" [Re: jacks the lad] #739392 06/21/18 3:45 pm
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Originally Posted by jacks the lad
Laid up in a garden shed in 1939 at the start of WWII, owner never came back for it.


1939 was a bad year not to come back from.

any history on what happened to the owner?


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Re: Photo from the "Old County" [Re: jacks the lad] #748722 09/11/18 1:54 am
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Nice find, its a wonder that it's in as good shape as it is!!!!


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