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Greyhound Motors

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of Ashford, Middlesex

Greyhound were motorcycles produced from 1904 to 1906. It was also called the Greyhound Hampstead.

The company first listed a forecar called the Greyhound. It had a 3 h.p. Fafnir engine, two-speed gear, chain drive and Bowden brakes. It was designed to offer modest performance at a modest price. A second model had a 3.5 h.p. Antoine engine and a separate three-speed gearbox.

They also produced motorcycles with the same engines or a 2.75 h.p. Bowden. After 1906, the make was no longer listed.

1905 Company wound up. A. F. Oliver, Chairman.[1]

1905 Sale of Stock-in-trade. 'comprising two nearly new tricars, a Bat 3.5 h.p. motor cycle, two bicycles, trailer, two lathes, and the tools and utensils of a cycle and motor manufacturer.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette Publication date:15 September 1905 Issue:27836 Page:6278
  2. Middlesex & Surrey Express - Wednesday 25 October 1905