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$1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist #349577
12/23/10 9:49 am
12/23/10 9:49 am
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Winona, MN
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Not mine, someone should jump on this for $1250. (maybe a typo? $12,500 ?)

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/mcy/2126576746.html

The ad: "
65 BSA DBD 34 500 cc, This is an unmolested example of 1965 motorcycling, it is known as a scramble or dirt bike, this bike is a little rough but all there, the trans moves throught the gears fine, the chain is rusted some as are the wheel, handle bars and the chrome shocks, please notice the inside of the fuel tank....how clean it is....but also notice the tank is ALL Aluminum and with no dents so it could have the paint removed and ploished to a mirror finish.This is a great bike for restoration of a correct period piece.
If you are a serious buyer and want to see more pictures email me and I will send more, but hurry its on eBay too and Im already getting calls.

I have ALL the original paper work, including the title and the original invoice from the Dealer to the Buyer, from 1964, the Califorina title is is good condition as well, this is just a cool bike great for a winter project, with lots of dollar potential when its done, im doing house cleaning now and need to get rid of some of my 5 motorcycles.

thanks and hope to hear from you. 1-714-456-6509 "

Last edited by Swan; 12/23/10 9:54 am.

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Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349638
12/23/10 5:04 pm
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Looks the early bird got one big fat worm. Or perhaps they seller realized his error, but the post has been deleted. Hopefully, another Goldie will be restored to its former glory.


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1962 BSA DBD34 Gold Star
1966 Triumph Bonneville
Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349647
12/23/10 6:14 pm
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The seller realized his error and now wants 9k + for it. Spoke to him this morning, engine is stuck. No Fenders, has the Tach. What is it worth??


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Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349648
12/23/10 6:26 pm
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It is not worth $9000, but worth half that.


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1966 Triumph Bonneville
Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349654
12/23/10 7:36 pm
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Originally Posted by Swan
Not mine, someone should jump on this for $1250. (maybe a typo? $12,500 ?)

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/mcy/2126576746.html

The ad: "
65 BSA DBD 34 500 cc, This is an unmolested example of 1965 motorcycling,



1965 DBD34 Gold Star? Better find out what else is wrong with it ... or I can put it in the garage along with my 1951 Corvette .. ?

Lannis


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Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349657
12/23/10 8:06 pm
12/23/10 8:06 pm
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Yeah,
Probably a 1963 model sold in 1964 or 65 and titled as such. The photos in the original CL ad were definitely a DBD34 Gold Star.

The seller's ignorance on the year led me to believe the he really was selling it for $1250! I thought he had no idea what it was, but perhaps a flurry of phone calls prompted him to raise the price.

Last edited by Swan; 12/23/10 8:39 pm.

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1962 BSA DBD34 Gold Star
1966 Triumph Bonneville
Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349661
12/23/10 8:22 pm
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Exactly Swan, listed if on eBay as well as craigs list for $1250, he got a ton of calls prompting him to find out what he had. It is a 1963 Catalina Scrambler first registered in '65.

Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349662
12/23/10 8:29 pm
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Me and my Minnesota Nice did not want to call him in the middle of the night when the ad was first posted. Coulda, woulda, shoulda... No loss for me, my bike karma could not be better, I have my Gold Star project and hope someone buys it and puts it back on the road.


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1966 Triumph Bonneville
Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349749
12/24/10 9:30 am
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Here is the Craigslist Gold Star now on E-bay:
http://cgi.eBay.com/ebaymotors/BSA-...es&hash=item255fe7575e#ht_2144wt_950

Note the "rare 19" front wheel" and that this a "58 year old" 47 year old motorcycle.

This would have been nice to pick up for $1250!

Last edited by Swan; 12/24/10 9:40 am.

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1962 BSA DBD34 Gold Star
1966 Triumph Bonneville
Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349775
12/24/10 2:08 pm
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If he new what it really was it would be a lot more it is definitely not a catalina scrambler

Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: goldstarfreddie] #349855
12/24/10 9:22 pm
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It is a "Bitsa".. yes I spotted the "C" below the engine number, it is a scrambles frame, but it has the standard Clubman exhaust.. and not a Competiton frame, if that is what you are thinking.. To my knowledge the Competition Goldies had frame loops on both sides.. this one does not... and the engine number appears to start with a "7"..? Are my eyes correct.? Am I correct..?? (note it is easy to put the large GP carb on a scrambles head..).

Ron

Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349862
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Ron look again loops on both sides plus hex lugs/bolt on sprocket i bet it has 42 and 46 cams also 2 lugs on tool box side fred

Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349868
12/25/10 12:45 am
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I would guess it's a Competition GS. My '63 Comp came with that tank, frame, rear brake/sprocket, etc. except mine and others I've seen had a 190 mm front brake. But there's no telling what BSA did with their GS pieces at the end of the model run. Hey they even built up twins with left overs.


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Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349876
12/25/10 2:00 am
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The seller e-mailed to say the gearbox is a " SC T".


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Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349884
12/25/10 3:11 am
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Originally Posted by Swan
Yeah,
Probably a 1963 model sold in 1964 or 65 and titled as such.


That "year it was titled" thing only carries you so far. I mean, if someone said they had a "1955 Corvette, First Year For Corvette", or was selling me a "Stock Original 1975 BSA A65", I would think I was getting sold a bill of goods. Or that the owner really didn't know what he had, and Caveat Emptor in spades!

Lannis


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Re: $1250 BSA Gold Star DBD 34 on Craigslist [Re: Swan] #349968
12/26/10 2:03 am
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It appears to be a competition model. "C" stamped between the G.S. Bolt on rear sprocket,1-1/2" GP2 & full wrap around head gusset.
$11,500 plus a $10K do it yourself restoration and you've got about $21-$22K in a $18-$20K bike. Maybe more? Got to be a labor of love. Sure isn't a money maker.


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