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Murphy

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Murphy were motorcycles produced between 1913 and 1914, by 'Billy' Murphy of Deritend, Birmingham.

These machines were typical of the period and had home-produced engines and frames. Murphy was killed in a motoring accident in the city, so the name died with him.

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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