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Hampton

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Hampton were motorcycles produced from 1912 to 1914, in King's Norton, Worcestershire.

1912 The company made a single-cylinder model with a 3.5hp Hampton engine, Saxon forks and belt drive.

1913 They added a 2.5hp model, with either fixed or free gear, or a three-speed hub.

1914 Machines were fitted with 3.5hp TDC 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
  • The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle by Peter Henshaw. Published 2007. ISBN 978 1 8401 3967 9