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Rollo Car Co

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December 1912
December 1912.

of Conybere Street, Birmingham.

Early British make of automobiles.

1911 December. Company formed by Warne, Wright and Rowland with investors Alfred Cecil Wright, John David Rowland and Gerald Churchill Sambridge

Took premises at 140 Conybere Street, Birmingham

Produced the Pony 4.25 HP monocar with a Precision engine.

1912 July. Details of the cyclecar with 8-hp JAP two-cylinder engine.[1]

1913 April. Business moved to 314 Bradford Street

1913 June. Warne, Wright and Rowland took additional shares in the business

1913 July 13th. Resolved to seek a winding up orer

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices see the 1917 Red Book

1915 February 10th. Company wound up.


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Sources of Information

  • The Automobile 2012 July