1930 Indian Scout OHV A45 — #12 of 25
This 1930 Indian Scout factory built racer is lucky to be a survivor! The owner purchased the bike complete and running and had it in his museum. The owner decided to sell the motorcycle and was informed by a potential buyer that the engine was not correct and therefore the bike had no value to him. Because if an incredible stroke of luck, the original engine was purchased and placed into the bike. The engine number, frame number, and engine plates are all stamped correctly from the factory. It now has incredible historical value as a real, proven, factory racer. Number 12 of the 26 known to have been manufactured. This historical motorcycle has been meticulously restored and is available for the next curator.It was built to run and it does that, a real fire breather! Hang on tight if you take it out.
Zero miles on this rebuilt Hill Climber.
Excellent quality and application of the correct Indian Red during restoration.
Sheet metal is original as from factory and in incredible shape. Original pictures of the found status available.
No Chrome on this machine. Polished nickel where appropriate.
This motorcycle is in excellent mechanical condition with a new motor by a quality and knowledgeable builder in Australia.
Engine number A45-12 is a factory 45 CI OHV V-twin. That translates to Number 12 of the 25 race 45 inch built at and by the factory in 1930. This has one gear and an extra heavy duty clutch for its hill climbing duties. This engine has been correctly and completely overhauled and is running; a real fire breather!
Wheels & Tires
Rims are Steel 16-inch painted with painted spokes
Front Tire is Cocker Firestone 400 X 16
Rear Tire is Cocker firestone 400 X 16
Bill of Sale only. (This motorcycle is currently in the US)
Engine # A45 12
Frame # Frame parts stamped A45 - 12
Valuation Resource Guide
Not valued. Other auction results known.
Certain paperwork and historical research in this model and specific motorcycle.