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Dalton Motor Co

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1919.

Dalton Motor Co. of John Dalton Street, Manchester

Dalton were motorcycles produced from 1920 to 1922. The name was taken from the street address and the marque was announced with a flourish of advertising, although it is unlikely that many machines were built. It is thought that manufacture probably took place elsewhere. The models listed and illustrated had 348cc and 499cc sv Blackburne and 689cc sv flat-twin Coventry-Victor engines. Used disc wheels.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • 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