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Dalton and Wade of Coventry
Daw was a motorcycle produced in 1902 by Dalton and Wade of Coventry. Sometimes referred to as DAW but not to be confused with DAW of Germany.
Produced motorcycles fitted with their own 1.75, 2.25 and 2.75 hp engines. The 3 hp engines were made under licence from Minerva in a range of sizes. They also offered their own motorcycle for a short period.
1903 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Frederick William Dalton and Francis Richard Wade, carrying on the business as Engineers and Founders, at Spon-street, in the city of Coventry, under the style or firm of Dalton and Wade, has been dissolved by mutual consent...'