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K. Millard and Co

Millard Ladies Pacer 1914

The latest model Millard lightweight for ladies, which is propelled by a 1 h.p. J.E.S. engine. It will observed that the power unit is provided with neat shields.

K. Millard and Co of Guernsey produced motorcycles from 1914 to 1915.

Pacer or Ladies Pacer first appeared in the May of 1914. Specifically designed for ladies, it had an open frame fitted with Druid forks. The engine was a small 1hp JES with an overhead inlet valve, and which drove the rear wheel by a round belt that ran over a tension pulley.

It was still listed in 1915, but no later.

The firm remains operational and is the oldest motorcycle business in the world: Millards of Guernsey

Engine - 1 h.p. J.E.S. unit four-stroke, 116 c.c.
Iqnition - Fischer magneto, gear-driven.
Carburetter - Amac.
Transmission - Belt.
Dimensions - Height of saddle from ground, to order.
Lubrication - Hand pump.
Other Features - Druid spring forks. Weight from 60 lb.
Price - 23 guineas.

K. Millard and Co., Bosq Lane, Guernsey.

British Lightweights, 1914

Sources: Graces Guide, The Motor Cycle

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