Believed to have been built by Arcade Motor Cycle Exchange, Malop Street, Geelong in 1915
David Radloff writes, "Bike has 1915 650cc J.A.P. Motor with Sturmey Archer Chain Cum Belt Gearbox in an Australian Healing Built Frame and Forks. On closer Inspection there is very intricate Fine Pinstriping including Pansy Transfers. The Forks are Healing's copies of Druid Forks but with Tapered Tubes and are referred to as Peerless Forks."
The firm was an agent for G.C.S..
Sources: Trove, et al
Secondhand Triumph, 3-speed £35. Twin Swiss. £40. Triumph, £30. Jap, 6 h.p., £65, and Twenty others to choose from the Cheapest and Best Secondhand Motor Cycles in Geelong.
Sole Agents for the famous G.C.S. J.A.P
Arcade Motor Cycle Exchange, Malop-street, next Morris Jacobs.
Geelong Advertiser (Vic.) Sat 30 Aug 1919
MOTOR CYCLES, SECONDHAND.
We have a First-class Stock of Motor Cycles, Japs, Excelsior Indians, Rovers,
Triumph. and a First-class Stock of others
to choose from at prices that will suit everyone. Cash or Easy Terms. We are Repair Specialists and guarantee our work
MOTOR CYCLES BUILT TO ORDER
SOLE AGENTS FOR G.C.S. JAP.
ARCADE MOTOR CYCLE EXCHANGE, 113 MALOP-ST., next Morris Jacobs.
Geelong Advertiser (Vic.) Sat 27 Dec 1919
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