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1902 Joseph Percy Dean provided most of the capital of £3,800 for a new venture with William and Albert Burden, previously clockmakers of Salisbury, to make motor engines. A new company was founded called Dean and Burden Brothers, motor engineers. Their premises were the Excelsior Works in the Friary, Salisbury, where clockmaking continued as well as the manufacture of motor boat and motor cycle engines. Percy Dean became a director of the company and their chief test driver.
1906 Details of their 25 hp six-cylinder car.
Made Scout cars. Later became Scout Motors.