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Hub Two-Speed Gear Co

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March 1904.

of Greengate, Salford

Maker of two-speed cycle hubs.

1900 January. Exhibited at the Cycle Show at Bingley Hall [1]

1902 William Reilly had assigned the intellectual rights to his future gear designs to the Hub Two-Speed Gear Co. He left the company this year; also had designed a 3-speed hub gear which was patented under the name of James Archer.

1903 Hub Two-Speed Gear Co Ltd, 8 Collier Street. Walter Goodbrand Chairman. [2]

1903 August 1st. Notice of winding up of the Hub Two-Speed Gear Company Ltd. [3]

1906 November. Exhibit at the Stanley Show. [4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Daily Post, Friday, January 26, 1900
  2. Slater's Manchester, Salford & Suburban Directory, 1903. [Part 3: Trades & Official Directories, etc.]
  3. The Times, Saturday, Aug 01, 1903
  4. The Times, Saturday, Nov 24, 1906