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of Raglan Works, Coventry
Also known as the Raglan Cycle Co
Raglan were motorcycles produced in 1903, in Coventry.
1903 Exhibited at the 1903 Motor Show (Stanley). The machine was said to have a stout frame and excellent 2.75hp engine. They also showed a forecar with a 3.75hp engine, fitted with a water-cooled cylinder head. It was very short lived.
1905 Application to reduce the share capital from £120,000 to £40,000.
1909 Company to be wound up. '...Extraordinary General Meeting of the Raglan Cycle and Anti-Friction Ball Company Limited, duly convened, and held at Raglan Works, Raglan street, Coventry,...'
1911 Property for sale. 'The Modern Manufactory known as the Raglan Cycle, Nos 2 and 3 Works, covering an area of about 6,479 square yards, extending from Vine Street to Canterbury Street, Coventry, comprising extensive Shopping, Warehouses, including two-storey Building, comprising shopping and offices, the whole giving giving a ground floor space of about 42,000 square feet, and a Dwelling house used as a timekeeper's House.'
1921 Company listed to be struck off.