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Oscar

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Oscar was a scooter produced between 1953 and 1954, in Blackburn, Lancashire, by Dennis Poore.

This machine had a bulbous, fibre-glass body and was to have the choice of either a 122cc or a 197cc Villiers engine, with rubber mountings for vibration absorption. First shown in 1953, it was later used by Siba for test work. It never went into production.


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