1953 AJS

Information relating to the Matchless G3 or AJS Model 16 350cc Heavyweight
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MiketheBike
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1953 AJS

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Im looking to buy a basket case from 1953. It has a frame and paperwork, VIN, and a box of bits.
Frame number 08408. thats all i have. no model on the registration documents. Its a rigid frame.
What am i looking at model wise. thanks for you knowledge.
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clive
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Re: 1953 AJS

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If it is a rigid frame its most lkely to be a 350 or 500 single. If you look at the dating page it will be possible to get an online dating of the frame. If the engine has a number it will include the model type but a box of bits could be any combination of engine and frame over the years.
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