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Joseph Bourne and Sons of Bath Street, Birmingham.
1840 company established.
1896/7 Directory: Listed under cycles.
1904 Chariot motorcycle produced.
Elmdon were motorcycles produced by the company from 1915 to 1921.
The machine had a 269cc Villiers
two-stroke engine and the option of single- or two-speed transmission.
Both had belt final-drive, Druid
forks and a Senspray
carburettor. The specification was simple and the motorcycles were produced
in small numbers for a few years. In their latter years, they also produced
a 6hp model.