Motorcycle; Jawa Motors, Orange County Metal Processing, Engines by Wenn; 1968; ...


Canterbury Museum



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The Jawa 500 motorcycle on which Ivan Mauger won the World Speedway Championships for a record third consecutive year in 1970. In recognition of this event, the engine and components were gold plated.


Jawa Motors, Orange County Metal Processing, Engines by Wenn

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Place Made

Czech Republic

Medium and Materials

gold plating, metal, rubber, leather


200x84x113cm (LWH)

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Motorcycle, Canterbury Museum, IL2007.50.1, New Zealand, Loan of Ivan Mauger

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