Honda motorcycle purchased in 1981 that has ZERO miles on the clock as a result of it was confiscated by its teenage proprietor’s father and locked in backyard shed goes up for public sale for £2,000
- Honda CB100N was purchased 40 years in the past however was by no means ridden by its teen proprietor
- Strict father banned him from using it and it stayed untouched locked in storage
- After father died, son discovered his bike in exceptional situation 4 many years later
- The 1981 bike is now going up for public sale and is predicted to fetch as much as £2,000
A 40-year-old Honda bike with no mileage on it has been rediscovered and is up for public sale after the disapproving father of its first teen proprietor banned him from using it and locked it away in storage for many years.
The 1981 Honda CB100N was purchased model new by the teenager in his youth whereas he lived together with his dad and mom.
Nonetheless, his boyhood fantasy of using a bike by no means materialised as a result of his strict father banned him from using it.
As a substitute the machine was left to languish in storage for the subsequent 4 many years.
After his father died the unnamed proprietor, who’s now aged in his 50s, was tasked with clearing out his home in Bridgewater, Somerset, and stumbled upon his previous however immaculate bike.
A 1981 Honda bike with no mileage on it has been rediscovered and is up for public sale after the daddy of first teen proprietor banned him from using it and locked it away in storage for many years
The bike has lower than one mile on the clock after it is first proprietor was banned from using it
He agreed to promote the time-capsule Honda to neighbour Graham Tozer who has now put it up on the market at public sale.
The bike nonetheless has its authentic tax certificates with an expiry date of July 31, 1982. The odometre shows the precise mileage of a mere 4 tenths of a mile.
Mr Tozer, 64, mentioned: ‘I am a collector of basic bikes and vehicles, so six months in the past my neighbour referred to as me up and mentioned they wanted rid of it.
‘He was born in the home and spent all of his life there. When he was a teenager he actually needed his personal bike however when he introduced it house his dad would not let him trip it.
‘He’d saved up for such a very long time to purchase it however his father simply mentioned, ‘you are not happening that. You may stick it within the shed’.
‘Apparently his dad was actually strict. He was ex-military and he was the boss of the home.
Though there’s put on, consultants say it will take little work to get it again to pristine situation
‘I might have liked a motorcycle like that once I was youthful however my dad in all probability would have achieved the identical factor.
‘To have a bike from the eighties which hasn’t been touched is so distinctive. It truly is just like the Holy Grail for collectors.’
George Beale, a specialist at Charterhouse Auctioneers of Sherborne, Dorset, mentioned: ‘These bikes have been ordinarily used for commuting, so these that are nonetheless in the marketplace from the Nineteen Eighties have a tendency to not be within the best situation.
‘However with somewhat work this one might be like model new, which is extremely uncommon for one thing so previous.
‘It could be uncommon to search out any automobile from the Nineteen Eighties with none miles in any way. It simply so occurs that this younger boy’s tyrant father was way more forceful than he was.’
The Honda is being bought with a pre-sale estimate of £2,000 on the Haynes Worldwide Motor Museum on October 14.