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Supercharged Vincent brings record price but misses pre-sale estimates

English motorcycle dealer Reg Dearden commissioned Vincent to build him this one-off supercharged Vincent Black Lightning in 1950 to break the world speed record. The bike never made a single run.The supercharged ex-Reg Dearden Vincent Black Lightning sold for $383,400 at Bonham’s Stafford, England, auction Oct. 19. Some serious coin, to be sure, but well short of pre-sale ...

Richard Backus | Oct 30, 2008

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