Australian Motorcycles

Blue Spec Motorcycles

Manufactured by E. (Ted) Wagener (and possibly W. Wagener) 1907~1918
Motorcycles were built using Minerva and JAP engines.

E. C. Wagener on an 8 H.P. Blue Spec All-British J.A.P. registered fastest time at M.C.C. Speed Trials at Meadows.
The Mail (Adelaide, SA) Sat 20 Nov 1915 (Trove)

Sellick's Beach Races Jan 1918

E Wagener on an 8 h.p. Blue Spec JAP is mentioned several times, as is W. Wagener on an 8 h.p. Blue Bell JAP. The Wyatt JAP also had several mentions, with several wins. (Trove)

At least two Blue Spec machines were registered in South Australia in 1920. These were most likely re-registered older machines.
16876, J. D. Piayford, Norton's Summit, 6 (h.p.) Blue Spec - June 1920
17450, G. Marques, Goodwood, 2¾ (h.p.) Blue Spec - Aug 1920

Sources: OTTW, Trove NLA.

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