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Cadogan Garage and Motor Co

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February 1907.
April 1907.
April 1907.

of 102 Sydney Street, Chelsea. Works at Acton - see Wilkinson Sword.

1904 March. Showed 'Wilkinson de Cosmos' cars.[1]

Owned by S. R. Moss-Verney

1905 'Thirty-two out of thirty-three entrants competed at the Cadogan Garage, Chelsea, London. in the preliminary round of the anti-side-slip trials promoted by the Cyclists' Touring Club.'[2]

1911 Leonard Geech is connected with the company.[3]

1911 Advertising Vivinus cars.[4]

1912 H. M. Bowden is General Manager.[5]

Wilkinson-Antoine were motorcycles produced from 1903 to 1905, by the Cadogan Garage and Motor Co. These machines were exhibited at the 1903 Crystal Palace show and built using Belgian Antoine engines of 2.25hp or 2.75hp fitted into a loop frame. They had flat-belt drive to the rear wheel, the rear pulley also acted as a brake drum.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1904/03/19
  2. Birmingham Daily Gazette - Wednesday 14 June 1905
  3. Birmingham Mail - Tuesday 19 September 1911
  4. The Sportsman - Friday 03 November 1911
  5. See advert
  • 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
  • The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle by Peter Henshaw. Published 2007. ISBN 978 1 8401 3967 9