1928 Harley-Davidson JDSOLD

1928 Harley-Davidson JD

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To be OFFERED AT AUCTION WITHOUT RESERVE at RM’s Amelia Island event, March 9, 2013. To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmauctions.com/Amelia Island.

Estimate:
$ 30,000 - $ 40,000 US

OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

74 cu. in. inlet-over-exhaust V-twin engine with Schebler carburetor, three-speed hand-shift transmission, Meisinger bucket saddle and buddy seat, sprung front forks, hard-tail rear-end, hand-operated front drum brake, and foot-operated rear drum brake. Wheelbase: 59.5 in.


Recently completed year-long restoration by American Pride in Fort Worth, Texas
Correct colors and equipment for 1928 model; rare buddy seat

Harley-Davidson's first V-twin was introduced in 1909, but it really hit its stride in 1911 with the addition of a mechanical inlet valve—the so-called overhead pocket valve. In 61-cubic inch form, it would remain in production for 20 years. By 1914, the V-twin had gained chain drive and a proper clutch, and a three-speed transmission and kick-start (termed step-starter) followed soon after..

Reference Number 205364

as of 3/21/2013

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