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Bob Purton

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Mercury Hermes Scooter
« on: December 28, 2013, 03:40:40 PM »
I just thought I would show the scooterist that use the forum my latest acquisition. Its a Mercury Hermes scooter, 50cc and made approximately 1958. The JLO engine is like the ones used in the Mopetta having a pull starter cord. Curious styling, would you agree? Mines the unrestored one.
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Re: Mercury Hermes Scooter
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2013, 05:12:20 PM »
Perfect Bob

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Re: Mercury Hermes Scooter
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2014, 09:24:46 AM »
I have not heard of these and the styling is certainly bold, and I really like it. The two-tone paint sets off the shape beautifully, perhaps Dan Dare kept a spare one in the boot of his rocket ship in case of break downs! Is this a restoration project for you Bob? If so I look forward to seeing a top class job!
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Re: Mercury Hermes Scooter
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2014, 09:49:09 AM »
It may be Marcus, I havnt decided yet as Bobette is taking up my spare time for now. It may just join my stable of shabby chic old mopeds.