1973 Husqvarna 250 CR

SOLD FOR: $5,600

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Description

Additional photos of this Husqvarna 250 CR are available here for your perusal.

Husqvarna was started in 1689 near the town of Husqvarna in Sweden. They first began producing bicycles in the late 19th century. In 1903, Husqvarna made the jump to motorcycle manufacturing using imported engines, and wasn’t until 1918 till they started producing machines built entirely in-house.

Although Husqvarna made street motorcycles and raced at the Isle of Man TT, they were better known for producing world-championship motocross and enduro bikes. In the 1960s, Husqvarna`s lightweight, two-stroke off-road bikes helped to make the popular British four-stroke motorcycles obsolete. Husqvarna dominated the motocross world, winning 14 motocross world championships, 24 enduro world championships and 11 Baja 1000 victories in the 1960s and 1970s.

The Husqvarna CR series was newly designed in the 1970s, with a 2-stroke single engine sitting in a lightweight steel frame. The Husky featured a distinct fuel tank with the classic Husky red a polished aluminum section that helped with cosmetic wear from a rider’s knees.

In 1973, the 250 CR got a slimmer tank, plastic fenders, new fork lowers, and a new exhaust.

The “250” part of the model also got an update, as the engine received a new cylinder and connecting rod.

If you’re a baseball fan, you may appreciate that the owner of this machine (VIN: MK01101) is Robin Yount, the Hall of Fame shortstop! He acquired this bike in restored condition on March 4, 2013 from a seller in Tucson, Arizona, and it has been on display in his collection in dry storage ever since. The owner last started it six months ago and then drained it of fuel.

There are some minor cosmetic blemishes such as dings in the forks and right footpeg, as well as scratches on the air filter cover. Photos of all known issues are shown in the album up top.

It has recently been moved to our headquarters in Marina del Rey to be auctioned off, and it is offered with a bill of sale.

Additional Information

Year

1973

Make

Husqvarna

Model

250 CR

Mileage

True Mileage Unknown

Title

Bill of Sale Only

Private Party/Dealership

Not Applicable

VIN

MK01101

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Shipping Information

Continental US:
Haul Bikes will ship anything sold through Iconic for $660 in the Continental US, and Iconic will handle the paperwork on your behalf. You do not need to crate your bike or drain the gas/disconnect the battery if you go with Haul Bikes. We are glad to work with the shipper of your choice as well, but you will have to arrange it.

Please note:

  • spares/extras will have to be shipped separately via FedEx or similar.
  • the fee includes $15,000 of insurance with a $500 deductible. Additional insurance can be purchased at a cost of $50 per additional $5,000 of value.
  • additional details can be found here

Southern California
On a case-by-case basis, we can transport motorcycles in our van.

We are located in Santa Monica, California 90405.
Local Rates (one way):
0-50 miles: $150
50-150 miles: $300

Alaska/Hawaii:
Please contact concierge@iconicmotorbikes.com for a quote.

Canada:
We recommend TFX

$1,500 for Los Angeles, CA to Canada is a ROUGH ballpark, please contact TFX for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

Europe and Asia:
We recommend Shippio

$1,500 for US to Europe/Asia is a VERY ROUGH ballpark, please contact Shippio for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

Australia/New Zealand:
We recommend Bikes Abroad

$1,500 for US to Australia is a ROUGH ballpark, please contact Bikes Abroad for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

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