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Alfred Noble and Co

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Motor and cycle manufacturers, of Stoneleigh Works, Hill Street, Coventry[1]

1912 Company set up by Alfred Noble[2]

Made the Noble-Precision motorcycle .

The machine was typical of the period, used a 3.5hp Precision engine and was fitted with belt drive and Druid forks. The finish was good and the appearance smart, but it was only listed for one year.

1919-1925 Noble cars were produced in Coventry[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1912-1913 Spennell´s Annual Directory of Coventry & District
  2. 1912-1913 Spennell´s Annual Directory of Coventry & District
  3. The Times, 19 April 1966
  • The British Motorcycle Directory - Over 1,100 Marques from 1888 - by Roy Bacon and Ken Hallworth. Pub: The Crowood Press 2004 ISBN 1 86126 674 X
  • Coventry’s Motorcycle heritage by Damien Kimberley ISBN 978 0 7509 5125 9