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Author Topic: Danish prewar royal enfield  (Read 190 times)

Esben-dk

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Danish prewar royal enfield
« on: October 19, 2013, 06:26:37 PM »
Hi guys
I need some help to identify this model.


It's my grandfather sitting on the motorcycle. I believe the photo is from the late 40's. He used to ride around Europe with his buddies!

Thanks


Sorry, can't get the image to work. Here is the address https://www.dropbox.com/s/wavv936julwoli7/Photo%2019-10-13%2023%2032%2050.jpg
« Last Edit: October 19, 2013, 06:36:15 PM by Esben-dk »

mrunderhill1975a

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Re: Danish prewar royal enfield
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2013, 08:27:45 PM »
It looks like a G model from 1940-46. The G models after 46 had telescopic forks, prior to that the G forks were girder type.  The chrome would indicate it was post 1945. The thing I am not sure of is what appears to be overhead valves and exposed push rod tubes.  I believe the WWII WD's were side valve engines so I don't think it is one of those.

If those are not overhead valves, it could be a 1937 JF.  See this link:
http://www.royal-enfield.net/old_bullets/1900-1939/1937_Model_JF.jpg
« Last Edit: October 19, 2013, 08:53:06 PM by mrunderhill1975a »

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Re: Danish prewar royal enfield
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2013, 01:02:10 PM »
That looks about right! Thanks a lot  :D