British Motorcycles

Benetfink and Co, Motorcycle Dealers

Benetfink & Co of 107-108 Cheapside, London was a company which made and or marketed sterling silver, optical equipment, lamps and other goods. The sold Ariel, Royal Enfield, Coventry Eagle, Osmond, Humber, Rover, Rex, Kerry and Chater Lea motorcycles, along with a large range of motoring accessories - jacks, instrumentation, horns and acetyline lamps as well as jackets coats and googles. Motorcycle tyres included Palmer, Dunlop, Bates, Continental, Bergounan, Avon and Goodyear - the range of sizes was staggering.

They traded as Ben & Jones (1845-1851), Benetfink & Co (1852-1861), Benetfink & Fox and reverted to the name Benetfink & Company in the 1890s.

Taken over by Gamages in 1907 or 1908.

Sources: Graces Guide, period advertising.

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