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Service Company, of High Holborn, London.

Importers of Pope Tribune cars

Service were motorcycles produced from 1906 to 1913

They were offered through a sales firm based in High Holborn, London. They were mainly re-badged Connaught machines made by the Bordesley Engineering Co

1906 A small range of models was listed. These were of 3hp, 3.5hp and 4hp.

1908 They were now using 4hp and 5hp V-twin Antoine engines. All these machines were very primitive and typical of the era.

1911 Their machine was now fitted with a 4hp JAP engine with a Bosch magneto, B and B carburettor, Druid forks and belt drive.

1912 They added a further model fitted with an 8hp JAP V-twin engine and Roc two-speed hub.

1913 A further model appeared as a 3.5hp single fitted with an Armstrong three-speed gear.


  • Note: The firm also handled the WD marque and others.

See Also

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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