Matchless was the trading name of Collier & Sons, the father Henry Herbert Collier and his sons Charlie and Harry. The G3/L became one of the most popular motorcycles used during the war, [citation needed] as it was the first to replace the unforgiving "girder" front forks with a new technology, "Teledraulic" suspension. Watch. $99.95. Engine no. Get the best deals on Matchless Motorcycle Parts when you shop the largest online selection at The first Matchless motorcycle was made in 1899, and production began in 1901. 1955 Matchless Prices, Values and Specs Select any 1955 Matchless model . It is believed to be the bike that was extensively raced by one Borro 'Beppe' Castellani, a seven-time South African road racing champion (race # 80), over the winter of 1957 into 1958. G45 138. The Matchless tank badge was a winged "M". This motorcycle has been on static display in a private collection for many years. 1955 MATCHLESS MOTORCYCLE COMPETITION ENGINE CRANK CASES G80CS AJS 18CS G80. Like many motorcycle manufacturers of the time, they had started as bicycle manufacturers. This rare Matchless G45 was commissioned in 1955 and went immediately to South Africa. 1962 Matchless G50 Factory Racer 500cc Single Cylinder, with magnesium cases, Amal GP carburetor, correct front and rear brakes, older restoration on a very correct and unmolested factory racer. Ending Jul 20 at 1:12PM PDT 5d 14h. The Matchless G3/L is a motorcycle developed for use by the British Army during the Second World War, when Matchless manufactured 80,000 G3 and G3/L models. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. AJS MATCHLESS MOTORCYCLE FRONT FORK LEGS G80CS 18CS G80 G9 … $49.95 shipping. 0 bids. One of the oldest British motorcycle marquees, Matchless was founded in 1899 and was active until the company went defunct and ceased production in 1967.

The ex-South African Champion ‘Beppe’ Castellani 1955 Matchless 498cc G45 Racing Motorcycle. The unusual 1955 Matchless G45 you see here was ordered in ’55 and delivered immediately to South Africa where it was ridden by Borro “Beppe” Castellani – a 7-time South African road racing champion.