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Harley Davidson motorcycle, 1942

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Harley Davidson motorcycle, 1942
Smithsonian Institution, Photo by Jeff Tinsley

IN CONTEXT

This object appears in the following sections:


Technology
Smithsonian Motorcycle Collection — Roper, Clarke, Indian and Harley

Suburban Strip: Sandy Boulevard, Portland, Oregon, 1949
Suburban Strip: Sandy Boulevard, Portland, Oregon, 1949 — Hot Rods and Hangouts


Harley-Davidson motorcycle
Catalog #: 1981.0766.01, Accession #: 1981.0766
Currently on display
From the Smithsonian Collection
A rare wartime 1942 Model 74 custom twin. It belonged to Jorge Ubico, president of Guatemala.
Physical Description

Customized 1942 Harley-Davidson Model 74 OHV (Overhead Valve) Twin motorcycle. Blue with chrome trim. 93" L x 32" W x 48" H

Made by Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Details
Date Made:
1942
Locations:
International
Credit:
Gift of Alfredo Cohen

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