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Nestor Motor Co

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Nestor were motorcycles produced by a small firm from Blackpool, Lancashire, between 1913 and 1914.

Sometimes names the "Elf", a lightweight machine powered by a 149cc engine. Basic in design, it would bave been built for the local trade, in small numbers.

The company built limited numbers of machines using bought-in parts. They were fitted with various engines including the 269cc Villiers two-stroke, and 296cc and 347cc sv Precision, driving a variety of transmission options.

The outbreak of WWI brought production to an end.

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