Homemade hero heads to auction

Motorcycles with an interesting provenance tend to raise some truly astounding prices at auction, yet this 1935 OK Supreme has an estimate that seems to buck that trend.

When it was originally owned by Henry Harrison from Liverpool, shortly after World War Two, it was modified to have a rear swinging arm with AMC suspension units, and subsequently entered into the 1951 Isle of Man TT by local bike dealer Victor Horsman. Harrison rode the machine, averaging 60mph and finishing 14th in the Lightweight class event.

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