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    Any idea what it is? Says its a Norton.

    $200. Too bad its 2 hours away. It will probably go quick.

    http://charlottesville.craigslist.or...681522203.html

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    Dunno, but the word Norton makes it worth $200 at least.

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    Probably gone already?
    Early style 'garden gate' frame?
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    norton model 50 400cc?
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    maybe not a model 50. Def not a garden gate - it is 1970s in design. Normally I would say electra but the engine and frame doesn't look right for some reason, not that I can see much. The closest thing I can find in my spotters guide is a P11, but the cases look like triumph pre-OIF.

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    That's mid~late 50's, probably 350 or 500?
    Looks more like AMC(Matchless/AJS)
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    I think that's a '60s Triumph Trophy 250.

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    The primary cover is the giveaway.

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    Definitely not a Norton. It looks to have a bolt on rear sprocket and the primary cover would be all wrong for a Norton. The front brake lloks like a Triumph. Norton made those ugly swing arm garden gates but the top tube looks to be a tapered oval. Which again suggest not Norton. I would go with the above.
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