1947 Indian Chief Roadmaster w/ Goulding Chrome Nose Sidecar — SOLD!

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Buy it Now Price: $49,500 Price Range: $42,500 to $46,250 Inquire About this Motorcycle


This 1947 Indian Chief Roadmaster is a very Original Bike!! An amazing, well preserved piece of History!! This is an older restoration, part of the “Jack the Bear” Coonorod Collection. The collection was sold at Mecum Auctions Las Vegas in 2017. This spectacular distinctive riding outfit is a marriage of the Roadmaster model Indian Chief motorcycle and the Goulding Chrome nose sidecar. The Roadmaster was the most comfortable and best equipped touring motorcycle in the world in 1947. This iconic design of power and elegance has been resurrected and defines the look of an Indian today. This great bike has matching numbers.

Check out other bikes in the collection:  “Murphy Bike Collection”


29,699 on a working odometer.


This is an Indian Red by Dupont. The paint is of excellent quality and in excellent shape with minimal signs of wear or scratches. It is in need of a good clean and polish.

Sheet Metal

Factory built sheet metal well fit and in excellent shape.


Chrome is appropriate and in excellent shape. Could use a coat of Never Dull.


This drive train is in excellent shape. It was serviced by a professional classic motorcycle mechanic just after its purchase at auction. It starts correct and is smooth through the gears

Wheels & Tires

Rims: Nice shape. Painted steel with painted spokes.
Front Tire: Good, somewhat serviceable.
Rear Tire: Good, somewhat serviceable.


Clear Connecticut title
Engine # CDG 6777
Frame # 348 6777


Excellent $42,635
Very Good $22,595
Good $16,125

Hagerty Value Guide:
#1 Concours $30,000
#2 Excellent $25,000
#3 Good $22,000

Mecum Auctions:
Sales from $23,500 to $64,500


Leather saddle bag (jeweled)
Rear luggage carrier
Crash bars
Spot light
Chum-mee leather seat

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