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of Ruby Works, Cannel Street, Ancoats, Manchester. Later of Bolton.
 
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1909-1933 Made motorcycles. English brand that built good motorcycles with its own 350 and 375 cc engines and 750 and 1000 cc JAP - V twins . From 1927 onwards , the models were equipped with double cradle frames , saddle tanks and lighter engines, such as 172 to 346 cc Villiers blocks and 248 and 348 cc JAP head valves . Tricycles were also supplied with 346 cc Villiers and 596 cc JAP side caps. Production ceased when World War II broke out.<ref>[https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Ruby Wikipedia]</ref>
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1906 Royal Ruby Cycle Co, Oldham Road, Manchester.<ref>Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 24 November 1906</ref>
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1909-1933 Made motorcycles. English brand that built good motorcycles with its own 350 and 375 cc engines and 750 and 1000 cc JAP - V twins.  
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1914 Ridden by [[F. W. Carryer]] in the [[1914 Isle of Man TT Races]] but DNF.
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1915 Issue motor cycle catalogue. Built at the Manchester works. Royal Ruby Cycle Co, Cannel Street, Ancoats, Manchester.<ref>Cambridge Independent Press - Friday 19 March 1915</ref>
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From 1927 onwards, the models were equipped with double cradle frames, saddle tanks and lighter engines, such as 172 to 346 cc Villiers blocks and 248 and 348 cc JAP head valves. Tricycles were also supplied with 346 cc Villiers and 596 cc JAP side caps. Production ceased when World War II broke out.<ref>[https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Ruby Wikipedia]</ref>
  
 
1913-1914 Made automobiles
 
1913-1914 Made automobiles

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December 1914. 2-stroke light-weight.

of Ruby Works, Cannel Street, Ancoats, Manchester. Later of Bolton.

1906 Royal Ruby Cycle Co, Oldham Road, Manchester.[1]

1909-1933 Made motorcycles. English brand that built good motorcycles with its own 350 and 375 cc engines and 750 and 1000 cc JAP - V twins.

1914 Ridden by F. W. Carryer in the 1914 Isle of Man TT Races but DNF.

1915 Issue motor cycle catalogue. Built at the Manchester works. Royal Ruby Cycle Co, Cannel Street, Ancoats, Manchester.[2]

From 1927 onwards, the models were equipped with double cradle frames, saddle tanks and lighter engines, such as 172 to 346 cc Villiers blocks and 248 and 348 cc JAP head valves. Tricycles were also supplied with 346 cc Villiers and 596 cc JAP side caps. Production ceased when World War II broke out.[3]

1913-1914 Made automobiles

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 24 November 1906
  2. Cambridge Independent Press - Friday 19 March 1915
  3. Wikipedia