Model recognition time

This is a picture of my late mum and dad on their motorcycle – registration number EGX 724, taken in the early to mid Forties.

I recently found it in a box of old photos, and I was wondering if any of your readers could identify the make of bike or indeed knew of its existence.


Nigel Cockett (email )

The photo is rather dark, but the petrol tank knee rubbers could provide a clue. The powerplant appears to be a single cylinder, with a forward-mounted magneto. It appears to be a rigid (or sprung hub), and has girder forks… any ideas?

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