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Whitworth was motorcycle sold under the trading name of Frank Whitworth, of Birmingham, in 1924.
This was a large retail dealer who offered a 147cc two-stroke Villiers lightweight, with Albion two-speed gearbox and belt drive. It was built elsewhere, probably at the Arab factory on Bellbarn Road, to be sold cheaply without a cut for the middleman. It went on sale for just £27.
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