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[[Image:ImLondonMach1901.JPG|thumb| 1901.<ref>Clarion - Saturday 04 May 1901</ref> ]]
 
[[Image:Im190208MCM-London.jpg|thumb| August 1902. ]]
 
[[Image:Im190208MCM-London.jpg|thumb| August 1902. ]]
 
[[image:Im021126MC-Lon1.jpg|thumb| November 1902. ]]
 
[[image:Im021126MC-Lon1.jpg|thumb| November 1902. ]]
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'''Royal Sovereign''' were motorcycles produced between 1903 and 1904.
 
'''Royal Sovereign''' were motorcycles produced between 1903 and 1904.
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1903 An extended frame was used, fitted with a 2.25hp [[Minerva]] engine.  The frame had members running either side of the crankcase on the crankshaft line, curved down-tubes and curved seat-tubes. This primitive machine also had rigid forks and belt drive.
 
1903 An extended frame was used, fitted with a 2.25hp [[Minerva]] engine.  The frame had members running either side of the crankcase on the crankshaft line, curved down-tubes and curved seat-tubes. This primitive machine also had rigid forks and belt drive.
  
1904 A 3hp forecar was available and this was also listed as a tricycle.  The make was very short lived.
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1904 A 3 h.p. forecar was available and this was also listed as a tricycle.  The make was very short lived. 'London Machinist Company, whose Tri Car is a marvel of cheapness'<ref>Dundee Evening Post - Friday 01 April 1904</ref>
  
  

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London Machinist's Co of 119 High Street, Kingsland, London

Royal Sovereign were motorcycles produced between 1903 and 1904.

1881

1903 An extended frame was used, fitted with a 2.25hp Minerva engine. The frame had members running either side of the crankcase on the crankshaft line, curved down-tubes and curved seat-tubes. This primitive machine also had rigid forks and belt drive.

1904 A 3 h.p. forecar was available and this was also listed as a tricycle. The make was very short lived. 'London Machinist Company, whose Tri Car is a marvel of cheapness'[2]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Clarion - Saturday 04 May 1901
  2. Dundee Evening Post - Friday 01 April 1904
  • 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