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Newmount Trading Co

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June 1930.

Newmount were motorcycles assembled in Warwick Road, Coventry from 1929 to 1933.

1929 The machine was really a German Zundapp with a change of tank badge and a tubular frame instead of the usual one of pressed steel. It weighed 198lbs and was priced at £33.

1931 The range expanded. One model had a 300cc Zundapp engine while others had 348cc or 499cc ohv Rudge Python engines.

1933 The range continued until that year and then left the market.

1935 Company listed for striking off [1]

The company was possible founded by John Kemp Starley (1877-1941)

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] Gazette Issue 34214 published on the 29 October 1935. Page 57 of 116
  • 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
  • [2] UK Motorbike Web Directory and Search Engine
  • Coventry’s Motorcycle heritage by Damien Kimberley ISBN 978 0 7509 5125 9