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Offline RayK

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Japanese identification numbers
« on: October 23, 2017, 08:40:00 PM »
Some time ago a member posted info re stamped numbers on BS parts. I think they referred to dates manufactued. I am currently restoring a ?1967 Australian delivered 100 Sport. Number inside front brake drum is 7 5 22.
Any ideas?
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Re: Japanese identification numbers
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2017, 04:59:29 PM »
Here's a link to the thread Ray, but the numbers you posted don't seem to fit.

7 5 22 would date it as July 5, 1947. Are you sure it's 22 and not 42?

http://bridgestonemotorcycleparts.com/index.php?topic=3987.0
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Re: Japanese identification numbers
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2017, 05:31:29 PM »
Thanks Mike

Yes it it quite clearly shows 7 5 22.
It is printed via ? Stamp, maybe refers to something else or a typo😀

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Re: Japanese identification numbers
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2017, 05:49:19 PM »
July 5th. 1967 was a Wednesday, so there goes my "Hangover Monday" theory!
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