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Offline mervin

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Re: 1977 RD250B
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2018, 06:14:15 PM »
I bought a neew 250 B in may 76 that was P reg , I think the C had been announced or was possibly out but the price increase put me off

Yes, P was registration letter for Aug '75 to Aug '76.  Yamaha Model year was, I think, effective Jan each year.  Dealers didn't seem to be keen on registering unsold bikes, esp around Jun-Jul due to registration change 1 Aug.  However, there were certainly some registered bikes that sold years late!  Not sure if dealers got deals for numbers of registered bikes in certain months in the '70's?

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Well Les smale our dealer used to pull out a list of reg numbers and say is there anything of interest to you there , or do you just want the next number on the list , that 250B i had on the 28thof may 2 days before my 17th birthday , but it was not registered until the 6th of june
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Re: 1977 RD250B
« Reply #16 on: January 29, 2018, 07:14:12 AM »
My dealer did the same. He had a book with a list of reg numbers he had allocated to him.

You could chose one. You could ride the bike out of the dealer new on a Saturday.

It would never officially be registered to a bike on the road till somewhen the week after with the DVLA
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