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East Riding Cycle Co

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of Hull

1898-1902 Produced cars under the brands of 'Vipen' and 'Holderness'

1898 'J. Brown, East Riding Cycle Co, Beverley Road, Hull'[1]

1898 A. W. Hickling is manager.[2]

1903 The Vipen delivery van by the East Riding Cycle and Motor co, Hull, with 9-hp motor and rated at 10cwt.[3]

1903 Adverting a range of Vipen cars.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Hull Daily Mail - Wednesday 06 July 1898
  2. Hull Daily Mail - Wednesday 22 June 1898
  3. Hull Daily Mail - Tuesday 24 March 1903
  4. Hull Daily Mail - Monday 11 May 1903