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Rex was one of the first and foremost manufacturers of motorcycles in Britain. Their advertising slogan read 'The King of British motors', and the firm was a true market leader in design and development.
1900 The marque, built by the Birmingham Motor Manufacturing and Supply Company, made its debut at the National Show, Crystal Palace, London. It was a forward-sloping, four-stroke engine positioned within the frame of a safety cycle.
1904 Company struck off the register.