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Casswell

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Casswell (or Caswell) of 29, Great Eastern Street, London E.C.

1900 Parts for motor tricycles and heavier vehicles. A motor tricycle was fitted with an enclosed axle.

1904 A motorcycle was produced and exhibited at the Crystal Palace show. It had a 3.5hp Fafnir water-cooled engine mounted in a Chater-Lea frame. The radiator went flat beneath the fuel tank and the transmission was by chain to a two-speed gearbox with clutch. Nothing further was heard of it.

1904-5 Motorcycles built by Caswell (sic) in strengthened bicycle frames and using Minerva engines.[1]


See Also

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Sources of Information

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