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C. E. Hammond

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Gainsborough were motorcycles produced from 1903 to 1906 by C. E. Hammond of Ipswich, Suffolk.

Having built pedal cycles from the turn of the century, Hammond turned to the production of motorcycles. Typically primitive, the strengthened bicycle frames were fitted with proprietary engines.


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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