Marianna Gran Sport
cam Marianna Gran Sport, ex Jack Silverman collection bike and
restored by his team at his Colorado museum. The late Jack
Silverman was a prolific collector of bikes with a focus on
Ducati, he found and restored many rare race bikes. These were
the first race bikes built by Ducati, first series was 100cc,
this is a second series with 125 cc.
Amadoro magnesium brakes/hubs with original 17" WM1 alloy rims
and special Baroni 34.9mm forks.
Dellorto SS1 sand cast carb (not die cast like road bike
and full original lighting kit fitted including generator.
I have the NOVA
certificate and import duty paid confirmation so could be
registered and run on the road if you are in the UK.
is very high quality with excellent paint and chrome, but also
built to be used and not just hung on a wall, would be a great
entry for any Moto Giro type classic event, or even a Sunday
was displayed on the Official Ducati display stand at Laguna
Seca racetrack in the US.
The frame has
the GS numbers but also other numbers similar to the road bike
series, I have no information whether these were added for
registration or for race entry reasons or indeed a replacement
frame. The frame is however identical to a Grand Sport model and
does have the correct swingarm, 2 position top shock mounts,
characteristic and original "S" bend in rear engine mount tube
and the wide rear engine mounts, unlike the narrow road bikes as
crankcases are much wider on these Gran Sports. These frames are
also very light in order to make the most of the 125
The tank has
been remade in aluminium and seems to have been signed by
Giuliano Maoggi, winner of the 1956 MotoGiro Di Italia, please
see the following link:
There are race
plates with the bike carrying Maoggi's race number, however this
is not the Maoggi 1957 race wining bike.
Happy to assist
with shipping, bike is in the UK.
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