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Dunford and Elliott

Dunford and Elliot of Maritime Buildings, Queen Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

of Attercliffe Wharf Works, Sheffield (1937)

  • 1900 A revolving cylinder engine on the Ljungstrom crankless principle.

    1917 Advert for hollow shafting. (of Attercliffe Wharf, Sheffield)

    1937 Steel manufacturers and engineers. "Dunelt" Carbon, Alloy, Stainless Steels.

    1940 Advert for hollow steel bars (of Attercliffe Wharf Works)

    1945 Advert for hollow steel bars (of Attercliffe Wharf Works)

Sheffield-Dunelt were motorcycles produced between 1931 and 1933 by Dunford and Elliott, steel makers of Sheffield.

  • 1931 Late in the year the firm transferred manufacture to Sheffield, from Birmingham, and produced a range of motorcycles with the name of Sheffield-Dunelt.

    1932 The name continued for that year.

    1933 By the latter end of the year the company reverted to Dunelt, as it was the name better known to the public.

Source: Graces Guide

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