250cc 2-stroke racing machine, frame no. 24RBS113
Early ownership and racing history unknown.
Purchased at auction, held by H. J. Pugh & Co in Ledbury on Sept 30th 2000.
Overall condition was good but suffering from surface ferrous and aluminium rust having been stored in outdoor or damp condition between May and Sept 2000. Some minor mechanical issues with the ignition system and gear selection (Albion 5 speed gearbox). Cosmetics required on blue 5 gallon Tank (Isle of Man?) and white half fairing. All work in progress.
Previous owner not known but purported to have formed part of the Hesketh collection.
The machine is owned by Robert Proffitt and is located in Gloucester, UK.