Not mentioned in Scootering's article is the fact that this scooter was actually the rolling prototype for the Lambretta Laboratory's Series 4 frame kit utilizing the new engine mounting bushes (three hardnesses!!!) and the first version of the donor tubular sub-frame assembly.
Undertaken initially as an exercise by Lambretta Laboratory's Frank Sanderson and Solely Scooter's Pete Merchant to explore the building of kits for people by a recognized dealership. The Framework seen at Pete's was delivered as a rolling chassis (see dodgy photos below) for development and wiring. Frank then provided the bucks for making moulds for the panels, and toolbox in a slightly different form for water-cooled kits.
The ideas developed over the two year build period have proven invaluable in the development of the Series 4 kit. Lambretta Laboratories would like to thank Nunny for his patience and Pete Merchant for his valuable input.
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Below are some shots of the scooter in the early stages of its development