A very rare, 1955 Vincent Black Prince is up for auction at Bonham’s on April 24 at the Stafford Show. The slightly modified bike is owned from new by Stuart Jenkinson. The Black Prince features modified fairing, disc brakes, updated frame and new fuel tank. The Vincent has been to Croatia, Bosnia, Albania, Macedonia, Czechoslovakia, Montenegro, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Hungary and Greece.
The bike is still going strong and is capable of reaching 120 mph. “As any long term owner of a bike or car will understand, selling ‘Vinnylonglegs’ after 56 years and almost three quarters of a million miles is going to be a serious wrench. I’ll just have to make do now with the memories of all our wonderful trips.” – says Mr. Jenkinson.