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British Germain Motor Co

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1903.
January 1903.
January 1903.
January 1903.
February 1903.
February 1903. 15 h.p.
1904. Germain Motor Lorry for Lawrence Wine Merchant.
1904. Brewer's dray.
February 1905. 24 h.p. chassis.
February 1905. 24 h.p. chassis.
1906 Q4. 14hp.
1906 Q4. 14-22hp.
1906 Q4.
1906. Germain 'Standard' car.
1906. Germain 'Chainless' car.
1906. Germain 'Chainless' car engine.
December 1910. Germain 15-hp engine.
December 1910. Germain 15-hp engine.

Germain was a Belgium builder of railway equipment, briefly constructing cars and commercial vehicles.

They designed a 16/20hp double decker with the driver sitting on top of the engine.

1902 Selling the Rigal car

1904 The London Road Car Co took one of these models, and in 1907 acquired another 10. These 10 were more conventional with a normal-control layout.

1905 Produced 14, 16, 24 and 25 h.p. models all chain-drive but the 14 h.p. is also available with shaft drive. UK agent is Theo Masui. [1]

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices see the 1917 Red Book. Distributed by Watkins and Doncaster.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Automobile Vol. III. Edited by Paul N. Hasluck and published by Cassell and Co in 1906.
  • Ian Allan - British Buses Since 1900 - Aldridge and Morris