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Jennie Foster   Comments: 13
Photo: Fred Foster   Item #: 30855  
 
Jennie Foster

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  This was my Aunt Jennie who married Joe Bradshaw. The bike is an old one. Can anybody name the bike for me?  

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Comments by irene roberts, 15th November 2018  
My hubby thinks it might be a Sunbeam but can't be sure. EK was certainly a Wigan Registration.

Comments by Philip G., 15th November 2018  
Fred. The bike resembles those made by Sunbeam during the 1920s.

Comments by Helen of Troy, 16th November 2018  
Fred, Bas thinks it could be a Sunbeam but I have asked Martin...the bike expert !

Lovely pic of Auntie Jennie, she always had a beautiful smile.

Comments by Philip G., 16th November 2018  
Fred.
You might like to consider The Sunbeam 'Sporting' 3 1/2 HP.

Comments by watchalot, 16th November 2018  
looks more like a royal enfield to me

Comments by Joseph, 16th November 2018  
Looks more like the 1914 model Sunbeam.

Comments by Veronica, 16th November 2018  
Don't know anything at all about motor bikes but I bet Jenny did - she looks like a girl ahead of her time sitting on it! Good for her!

Comments by Garry, 16th November 2018  
The bike is in my opinion a Matchless, I have a photo of a very similar machine take at Beamish Museum.

Comments by watchalot, 16th November 2018  
it is a 1923 223 cc royal enfield

Comments by Philip G., 16th November 2018  
Fred.
Go into Google with 'Sunbeam Classic Motorcycles - Classic Motorbikes', and then consider the photo of the 1920 model.

Comments by Brian B, 16th November 2018  
Looks like a 499cc Sunbeam Light Tourist model of 1925.

Comments by GW., 16th November 2018  
Sunbeam. 3 1/2 HP side valve 500 . Approx' 1920.

Comments by WN1 Standisher, 18th November 2018  
I'd go for a Sunbeam. I expanded the photo and it looks like the wording The Sunbeam is on the petrol tank. With its springer front suspension and hand gear shift, I bet this bike was interesting to ride.

 
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