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Old 23rd January 2010, 22:54   #16
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I too had heard of this bikes existance in Bombay. PS always was talking about getting his hands on it but it never cam through.

It would be great to see some current pictures of this bike.

I think PS went on to buy an OHC International at one point.
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Old 25th January 2010, 15:37   #17
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This Norton Manx resided for many years in a small private collection belonging to an old hand of Motor sports in Mumbai. Then he sold it to an enthusiast and the pic shown was taken in his garage in Mumbai. But he sold it on for a fancy sum and is now in Hyderabad with the Norton collector. Just thought that the story could be summed up in one post Harit
Harit I just spoke to a friend of mine who owned and repaired english bikes in the old days. He is recovering from surgery at the moment but you can talk to him if you have any queries. He was saying that a mechanic opposite Mahlakshmi Indl Estate had 2 Norton Manx', one was a 500 and the other a 350. These belonged to a money lending jeweller who lived at Walkeshawar and rode a Dominator. The 500 had a missing rocker box and the 350 front forks were put into the dominator. My friend went many a time to buy the 350 but for some reason was unsuccessful. Now the garage is no more and the place looks different with all the new construction. He said there was another manx which went to madras and that these were raced at juhu in '64 or so. Also told me the names of people who owned these manx. If you want to contact him PM me.

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Heres a Norton bike spotted parked "inside" a medical store in Girgaum.
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This bike has been there for years. And it has been for sale for years.
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This bike has been there for years. And it has been for sale for years.
What is the price they are expecting for years?
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This bike has been there for years. And it has been for sale for years.
Hi Cyrus

How do you know it is the same bike ???

This was never for sale, it belongs to Mr Bathena

This bike has never been here for years, was only kept in the shop for a month or 2 because of parking problem

There is an offer for 12L for this bike but the owner does not wish to sell
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