As the years passed Matchless got more and more of a reputation as a solid, dependable ride to work kind of a bike despite their racing efforts and illustrious history. In the flat tank era however Matchless were slightly more glamorous and innovative machines.
The below snaps are of what I believe to be a M3 model from 1925. A rather tasty big v-twin, normally used as a sidecar tug and with quite early electric lighting.
|Glamorous v twin 1925 Matchless combo|
in a street of terraced houses.
|'Taken in our backyard, July, 1926'|