Man reunited with motorbike he sold for £75 nearly 50 years ago - now paying £4,750 for it

A MAN who sold his motobike for £75 as a teenager has bought it back nearly 50 years later at a cost of £4,750.

Paul Hayes, 66, was stunned when he stumbled across the AJS model 31 which was once his pride and joy up for sale on e-Bay.

A friend alerted him to the sale of “a bike like yours” and when Paul phoned he realised it was the same one he had sold back in 1969.

The 650cc bike - which he flogged for just £75 - had been re-registered but Paul identified it when the owner told him its original number.

He bought it back for £4,750 - over 60 times what he...
source: Express