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Trump were motorcycles produced between 1907 and 1923. First based in Liphook, Hampshire, they then moved to Lombard Street, Birmingham and also had the Foxdale Works, Byfleet, Surrey.
The director and driving force was Frank A. McNab
1907 The first Trump motorcycle was produced. They mainly used JAP engines and were sometimes listed as Trump-JAP.
1909 The machines were successful at Brooklands from that year onward, and at first the company used a 3.5hp single. In May a new record was set for the 500cc one-hour race, when 48 miles/77km was achieved.
1909 April. Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Francis Archibald McNab, Harold Harrison Bowen, and James Stewart Geddes, carrying on business as Motor and Bicycle Engineers and Repairers, at Liphook, in the county of Hants, under the style or firm of "THE LIPHOOK MOTOR AND ENGINEERING WORKS," has been dissolved by mutual consent...'
Became Trump Motors
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