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Majestic

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Majestic was a name used on motorcycles produced from 1904 to 1907.

The exact location of the factory is not certain, but it was probably in the area of Sheffield in Yorkshire.

The machines were conventional in design with the engine located in the new Werner position. Several engine types were used including sv JAPs with automatic inlet valves.


Sources of Information

  • The British Motorcycle Directory - Over 1,100 Marques from 1888 - by Roy Bacon and Ken Hallworth. Pub: The Crowood Press 2004 ISBN 1 86126 674 X




The Majestic name was also used on motorcycles listed by Ernie Humphries for 1933 only.

The machines were up-market models of the OK-Supreme, offered under another name, using equipment purchased from the recently sold AJS. They all had inclined Stevens engines, ohv, and were of 249cc, 348cc and 499cc with four-speed gearboxes. The outline of the machine was conventional but sleek. Nothing further came of the project.

Sources of Information

  • The British Motorcycle Directory - Over 1,100 Marques from 1888 - by Roy Bacon and Ken Hallworth. Pub: The Crowood Press 2004 ISBN 1 86126 674 X
  • [1] Ian Chadwick's motorcycle web site
  • The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle by Peter Henshaw. Published 2007. ISBN 978 1 8401 3967 9