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Reyrol Motor Car Co

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1900 'The directors of the "Reyrol" Motor Car Company Limited invite subscriptions for an issue of 30,000 seven per cent cumulative preference shares and of 30,000 ordinary shares of £1 each. The company is formed for the purpose of acquiring the business, goodwill, machinery, plant, cars, stock-in-trade, works, and assets of the Societe des Automobiles, Hermes, Systeme Reyrol, Paris, and of the Yorkshire Motor Vehicle Company, Vaughan Motor Works, Bradford; the North of England Motor Company, Aire-street, Leeds; and the Manchester Motor Car Corporation Works, Victoria Bridge, Manchester. The share capital of the company consists of £120,000, equally divided into preference and ordinary shares of £1 each.'[1]

1900 '...The Company is formed for the purpose of acquiring and amalgamating into one concern various motor car manufactories and businesses. The "Reyrol" system of construction of motors, for which the Companyacquires the ..... and English patents, and the right to apply for other patents in all other countries and colonies throughout the world, is universally recognised as a method which is the most practical and perfect for applying power to the propulsion vehicles, whether steam, petroleum, or electricity be employed....'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 29 December 1900
  2. Dundee Courier - Saturday 29 December 1900