Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,518 pages of information and 233,949 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.


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1909. Autoplane at Paris Show.
1915. 135-hp water-cooled radial aero engine. Exhibit at London Science Museum.
1918. Sal.7.
November 1922.
June 1923.
October 1923.
October 1923. Models, prices and specifications.
March 1924
March 1924
1927. Salmson Val3. Four-cylinders. 1086cc. Exhibit at the Manoir de L'Automobile, Loheac.
October 1929. 12 h.p. Coupe.
October 1933.

Societe des Moteurs Salmson, of Billancourt, France, makers of engines and cars.

1921-33 French-made Salmson light car imported into the UK.

WWI: Salmson aero engines were made under licence by the Dudbridge Iron Works for Willans and Robinson.

The French Salmson company started a British branch company, Moteurs Salmson, as an aero engine maker for the British Empire market.

1930 The UK aero-engine agents were taken over by British owners in 1930 and renamed British Salmson Aero Engines Ltd at Raynes Park, London, to make engines for light aircraft.

1934-9 Cars made in the UK by British Salmson Aero Engines.

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