BSA WM20 Solo Motorcycle

Accession Number REL/08296
Collection type Technology
Object type Vehicle
Physical description Rubber, Steel
Location Main Bld: World War 2 Gallery: Gallery 1 - Mediterranean: Lebanon-Syria
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made c 1940s
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

BSA, Solo WM20 motorcycle with side valve single cylinder 500cc engine. Two Dunlop Universal brand tyres are fitted. The seat is coil sprung and covered in black leatherette. Behind the seat a rigid steel framed pack rack has been fitted. Drum brakes are fitted front and rear with coil spring girder suspension for the front wheel. The rear wheel is not sprung. The single cylinder engine is finished in bare metal silver with the exhaust pipe and muffler painted matt black. Overall, the vehicle has been painted in Lustreless khaki green, No. 3 paint.

History / Summary

There is no known operational provenance attached to this particular motorcycle.

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