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'''New Crescent''' was a motorcycle produced in 1912.
 
'''New Crescent''' was a motorcycle produced in 1912.
  
This motorcycle was typical of the period with a 5 h.p. [[Precision]] engine mounted in a conventional frame with [[Druid]] forks, and belt drive to a three-speed [[Armstrong Motor Co|Armstrong]] gear in the rear hub that also contained the multi-plate clutch.
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This motorcycle was typical of the period with a 5 h.p. [[Precision]] engine mounted in a conventional frame with [[Druid]] forks, and belt drive to a three-speed [[Armstrong Triplex Three-Speed Gear Co|Armstrong]] gear in the rear hub that also contained the multi-plate clutch.
  
 
It was a rare marque and only one machine has survived.
 
It was a rare marque and only one machine has survived.
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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 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
  
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[[Category:Motorcycles]]
 
[[Category:Motorcycles]]

Latest revision as of 14:06, 27 December 2012

New Crescent was a motorcycle produced in 1912.

This motorcycle was typical of the period with a 5 h.p. Precision engine mounted in a conventional frame with Druid forks, and belt drive to a three-speed Armstrong gear in the rear hub that also contained the multi-plate clutch.

It was a rare marque and only one machine has survived.

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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