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Record Engineering Co (of Burton-on-Trent)

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Record Engineering Co 2-stroke petrol/paraffin engine at a vintage display in Somerset, 2010

of Tutbury, Burton-on-Trent

1921 Makers of two-stroke vertical internal combustion engines for stationary and marine applications, featuring stepped pistons (the larger diameter piston being used for scavenging) [1]

At an earlier date, engines with similar features were produced by Record Engineering Co of Eccles, Manchester, patented by John Davidson. Featured in 'The Engineer' 30th January 1914. It has not yet been established whether these companies were one and the same.

1922 Built a prototype car [2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 'Engineering' 23 September 1921
  2. * A-Z of Cars of the 1920s by Nick Baldwin. 1994. ISBN 1 870979 53 2