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Devey and Co

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Joseph Devey's bicycle company of Express Cycle Works, Wolverhampton.

see J. Devey and Sons

1873 Company established.

1884 Produced Express Cycles

1887 Joseph Devey agreed to sell the company to Joseph Horton.

1887 Company was one of those that formed Humber; 170 men employed at this time [1].

1888 February. Stanley Exhibition of Cycles in Westminster. Now part of Humber and Co. [2]

1897 Joseph Devey started again as J. Devey and Co., cycle manufacturers, of 13 Pipers Row, Wolverhampton. Manufacturers of the North Express cycles.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Morning Post, 17 June 1887
  2. The Engineer of 10th February 1888 p118
  • Joseph Devey and Co [1]