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Joseph Bates

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Joseph Bates of Scarboro Works, Temple Street, Wolverhampton

Produced a wide range of products including safety bicycles and tricycles.

Other products included locks, hinges and handles, cast in the company's own brass foundry. Nickel plating and japanning were also undertaken.

1893 Exhibited at the 1893 National Cycle Show [1]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Daily Post, Saturday, January 21, 1893
  • Joseph Bates [1]