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Waverley (Birmingham)

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Waverley were motorcycles produced from 1921 to 1923, in Lichfield Road, Birmingham.

1921 The company listed a trio of 269cc two-strokes with Peco engines, and with the choice of direct-belt drive or an Albion two-speed gearbox and chain-cum-belt drive, with push- or kick-starting. The engines were mounted high in the frame to suit the needs of overseas markets. Also listed was a model with a 348cc sv Blackburne engine and Burman two-speed gearbox.

1922 There was one two-stroke, the 348cc two-stroke model and one of 499cc with three speeds.

1923 Those three models ran on for the year.

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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
  • The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle by Peter Henshaw. Published 2007. ISBN 978 1 8401 3967 9