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De Havilland (Motorcycles)

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De Havilland was a motorcycle produced from 1911 to 1913 at Warwick Row, Coventry.

1911 Privately built for several years prior to 1911, the machine was publicly sold that year. The engine had an overhead inlet-valve with a push-rod running through a tube. An outside flywheel and belt drive were used.

1913 The De Havilland became the Blackburn.



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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