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Rodgers Brothers

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April 1916.
September 1916.
February 1921.
October 1922.
November 1922.

of Baker Street, Brixton Road, London, S.W.9. (1922)

1904 The Arbee was a short-lived English automobile manufactured in 1904 by the Rodgers Brothers, of New Kent Road, London. The 6hp two-speed vehicle was advertised as having a "slow-running engine".

1906 Company established.

1911 Rodgers Brothers acquired the gear manufacturing business of J. B. Hamilton and Co late of Unica Works, Southey-road, Tottenham, which they added to that of their own business of gear specialists and general engineers. The company also erected works at Baker-street, Brixton, London, S. W., and appointed P. F. Brittain, who was associated with J. B. Hamilton and Co as their sole agent, with offices at 110, Cannon-street, London. [1]

1917 Incorporated as a Limited Co.

1922 Manufacturer of machine-cut gearing of all types for motors and engines. Sole manufacturers of "Unica" noiseless gearing. Managing Director E. C. Rodgers.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1911/04/28 p.450