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Progress Scooters

Imported from Germany by the Progress-Supreme Co., 852 Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey between 1956 and 1958.

The machine was first seen in Britain in 1956. In 1957 they were listed with Villiers engines on all three models of 147cc 30C, and 197cc 8E and 9E . They all had the same chassis, glass-fibre body and 16-inch wire-wheels, and were known as the Anglian, Briton and Britannier.

Initially the models were listed as Standard 175, Major 200, and Special Deluxe 200 with electric start and windshield.

They were discontinued after two years.

Source: Graces Guide

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