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Turner, Marr and Co

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HSM were motorcycles produced from 1913 to 1915, and advertised by Turner, Marr and Co of New Broad Street, London.

Known as the Sociable, the machine was powered by a V-twin engine and fitted with substantial leading-link Chater-Lea forks.

It was an odd contraption, advertised for 95 guineas. It was a cyclecar that was mostly motorcycle and sidecar, but the controls, including the steering wheel, were in the a large wicker sidecar body. This was intended to offer better weather protection all round.


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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