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Metric Motorcycle Co

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of King's Norton


1913 May. Advertisement. 'Have you bought your motor-cycle yet? - if not, then send for our price list, it bristles with good points. The famous 3.5 h.p T. D. Cross long-stroke engine, 85x88mm., Bosch magneto, Brown and Barlow carburetter. Phillips' Saxon spring forks Hutchinson T.T. studded tyres. Prices: fixed engine. £38; Albion free engine clutch, £42 10s,; Armstrong 3-speed gear and free engine, £46 10s. 2.75 h.p. models from £30. Everything of the best material, and made throughout in Birmingham; do not pay inflated prices, buy direct.— The Metric Motor-cycle Company. King's Norton, Birmingham.'[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. Gloucestershire Echo - Friday 30 May 1913