Lot 201 - 1974 Honda CB125
|Odometer reading||1,550 miles|
|Result||Sold - £2,716|
- Used in the 1975 movie Rollerball
- Only two former keepers
The Honda CB125 is a 122cc motorcycle made from 1971 to 1985. It had a single cylinder overhead camshaft engine with a 9500rpm redline. The ‘S’ model was produced from 1971 to 1975 and was replaced in 1976 by the ‘J’ model.
Rollerball was a 1975 science fiction sports film directed and produced by Norman Jewison. It stars James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck, Moses Gunn and Ralph Richardson. The screenplay, written by William Harrison, adapted his own short story, ‘Roller Ball Murder’, which had first appeared in the September 1973 issue of Esquire.
Our vendor, who is employed by the film industry as a manufacturer of props has supplied this bike to us stating that this was one of the original Honda motorcycles used in the film starring James Caan, Rollerball. In very good full working order, this bike has had just two former keepers and is offered with the V5 registration document and a written statement from the vendor confirming the provenance.
Guide Price £3,000 - £6,000
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