Royal enfield frame dating

So if someone here can help me dechiffering the serial-number(s) into some year/date, that would be fine. The con job is to fake a copy of early 60's/70's bikes documentation, and affix the numbers to late model bikes; probably stolen... If they were exported to India, during that short period when Enfield India assembled but not manufactured, bikes then Enfield India stamped the letters EI for, Enfield India, followed by a number that was similar to the G2 number.The bike has two sets of numbers, both on engine and steering head. From what I have found here I suppose it is about correct with -65, but that it probably is a 350 because of that? They are currently embroiled in litigation with various disgruntled over-seas 'clients'. Your bike WILL have been assembled from a collection of mismatched and worn out parts; even if it starts and runs I doubt if it will run for long prior to suffering a major mechaincal break-down. Sorry to have to be the bearer of bad news, but you have been ripped off. I doubt if any knowledgeable RE expert would ever put their name to any sworn statement verifying the bona-fides of your bike. So in that short period there were two sets of inentification numbers on the frames and engines.A machine dating certificate can be issued if the information supplied matches that in these ledgers.Graham Scarth, chairman of the Royal Enfield Owners Club UK, has offered to help Royal Enfield owners the world over "date" their Royal Enfield motorcycles.

Further comments on this post are now closed — If you post a comment it will not be published or answered.The Bullet marque is even older, and has passed 75 years of continuous production.The Royal Enfield and Bullet names derive from the company's links with the Royal Small Arms Factory in Enfield.I have noticed in the past dates stamped on frame headstocks and just today noticed someone ebaying some parts that came from a frame stamped with the month and year from Texas.I've seen 2 others this way all late '58 or early '59. Tom I have been slowly collecting frame information over the years and have a long way to go before I can even answer my own questions about ones that I own.

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