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1940 powerbike headlamp

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1940 powerbike headlamp

Post  dennis payne on Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:48 pm

HI ,TRYING TO OBTAIN HEAD LAMP FOR 1940 POWERBIKE. LOOKING ON EBAY ECT BUT NO LUCK AT PRESENT

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Post  kerabo on Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:49 am

Are they a Miller lamp ?
There are several of that type on eBay. Change your search

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Post  piston 197 on Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:28 am

Usually they are the VEC type ( Villiers engineering co) although actually made by Lucas, a similar one was made by Miller, i put "VEC autocycle headlamp" into Ebay, there are 2 on there , but both are Miller ( and overpriced !)
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Re: 1940 powerbike headlamp

Post  FB vincent on Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:46 pm

As JH says, all FB Powerbike were fitted with the VEC headlamp. They do appear on eBay, but be aware that good examples are expensive, sadly they are often damaged by corrosion from the dry cell battery that was required for standby by lighting. Keep looking.

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