British

Royal Wellington

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Royal Wellington 1902

Fittted with Minerva Latest Pattern Engine, Automatic Lubricator. Clincher. Clipper. or Dunlop Tyres, and Two Brakes.

Royal Wellington motorcycles were produced by Shakespeare, Kirkland & Frost, Ltd., of Birmingham c.1901 to 1902.

This machine was created by fitting a 211cc Minerva engine to the downtube of a heavy-duty bicycle. Other parts were bought-in and it had direct-belt drive.

Many firms did likewise, machines were very similar, and most were short lived.


Sources: Graces Guide



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