DUCATI built its versatile little Scramblers for 14 years until the mid 1970s, although Australian fans of the marque would hardly have known it; very few were ever imported.

Built in 125, 250, 350 and 450cc, these early dual-purpose Italian bikes were built for the American market and were probably considered too expensive for the Australian market by the local importer.

This beautiful 250cc version was brought in from Italy when the owner, Glyn Davies from Victoria, bought it.

“A friend bought a Moto Guzzi off this Italian guy.

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