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Classic Cars in Rhodesia



Make Royal Enfield
History          
Year 1912
Owned by Frank Riley. Used in the 1st Durban - Johannesburg Commemorative Motor Cycle Trial 1970.
Model 770 twin SV
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style With sidecar
Colours
           
Registration Numbers AO 1907
References
 
1912 RE

 

Make Royal Enfield                                          
History          
Year 1925
Purchased in 1962 from a mission station in the Fort Roseberry district, believed to have been imported by missionaries in 1926 for use in the bush. Competed in the 1962 Copperbelt Inaugural Vintage Run, and every run til l1968, twice winning the Concours d'Elegance. Twin cylinder, air cooled side.valve engine, Amal carburettor, dry multiplate clutch, Sturmey Archer gearbox. Owned by J. Williamson in 1970. Later acquired by Peter Dahl who has used the bike on a number of DJ runs in South Africa.
Model
Chassis No. 1801
Engine No. 1944
Coachbuilder  
Body Style With sidecar
Colours Black with green tank
           
Registration Numbers H-2/NRH, H-2-C/SRH?, C-4354/SRH
References 2nd Rhodesian National Vintage Motor Rally
 
1925 RE1925
                      Royal Enfield

 

Make Royal Enfield                                          
History          
Year 1925
Owned by Jim Williamson in 1969. Later owned by Wyngaard and Glasby
Model
Chassis No. 4197
Engine No. A1630
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours Black
           
Registration Numbers C-10/SRH
References
 
 

 

Make Royal Enfield                                          
History          
Year 1947
Owned by Tony Rose in 2002, thought to have been taken to South Africa by Tony.
Model 125cc
Chassis No. REM1940S
Engine No. 10915 on left, 109405 on right!
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours Black
           
Registration Numbers
References
 
 

 

Make Royal Enfield                                          
History          
Year 1958
Dispatched from the factory to Foster of Birmingham on 22/05/58. Owned by Dave Varden in 1989, believed to have been taken to South Africa by Dave.
Model
Chassis No. 42640-526
Engine No. 42640-526
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers
References
 
 

 


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