Google Answers Logo
View Question
Q: Vintage motor cycle enthusiast ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Vintage motor cycle enthusiast
Category: Sports and Recreation
Asked by: charliebravo-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 08 Mar 2003 19:37 PST
Expires: 07 Apr 2003 20:37 PDT
Question ID: 173661
I am interested in purchasing a 350cc Matchless motor cycle model G3LS
of around 1957/8 era. Either fully restored to original condition or
requiring restoration work would be acceptable. The conditions of
purchase must be within the UK.
Subject: Re: Vintage motor cycle enthusiast
Answered By: angy-ga on 08 Mar 2003 21:11 PST
Hi, charliebravo !

Old Bike Mart Classifieds currently list:

"Matchless G3LS 350cc. 1960. Excellent condition, duplex frame model,
27000mls. 12 MoT. £1800 ... OB211941 "

For the telephone contact details of the advertiser go to their site

then click on Classifieds and Machines 4 Sale and scroll down to
Matchless. (Researchers may not give out personal information such as
phone numbers and email addresses ).

Old Bike Mart also have a Machines Wanted section so if you miss the
boat on that one, you could advertise there yourself.

Clarke Classics stock list of 26th November included  a similar 1960
model at the same price at:

Classic Bike Mart have a partially restored 1956 model advertised at:

"1956 MATCHLESS 350, 80% complete for restoration. C/w re-built forks,
frame and jampots. Engine, gearbox, wheels etc included but no tank or
seat or docs. £500. ....."

as well as:

"1961 MATCHLESS G5 350cc single. Excellent condition throughout. New
front tyre and excellent rear tyre. Full year MoT. Tax exempt. Ride
away at £995. ... , Hampshire."

Advertisements appear to be current. Contact details are on the page.

D.R.Classic Motorcycles Ltd currently (Feb 20th) list a 1952 model at:

Scroll down for photos.

And finally Classic Bike Café have a 1959 model currently advertised

"1959 G3L Matchless 350cc. Alternator model in excellent condition.
Rebuilt wheels, good paint work, all original tin ware. New exhaust,
very smart, good starter, 12 volt conversion. MOT, nice useable
£1900 "

Contact details and photo on the site, which was updated on March 6th.
They also have a free "Bikes Wanted" section.

Good luck.

Search terms:
350cc Matchless restored
350cc Matchless for sale

Where classifieds are not listed in alphabetical order, and are not
searchable, try clicking on the Edit menu (if using MS Internet
Explorer), then on "Find on this page" and typing in "Matchless" to
speed your search.
There are no comments at this time.

Important Disclaimer: Answers and comments provided on Google Answers are general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. Google does not endorse, and expressly disclaims liability for any product, manufacturer, distributor, service or service provider mentioned or any opinion expressed in answers or comments. Please read carefully the Google Answers Terms of Service.

If you feel that you have found inappropriate content, please let us know by emailing us at with the question ID listed above. Thank you.
Search Google Answers for
Google Answers  

Google Home - Answers FAQ - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy