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Crescent Motors

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Crescent Motors of Britannia Works, Smethwick, Birmingham

1911 First appeared as an 8 hp with JAP V-twin engine, four-wheel runabout and made in small numbers from the Pleck Road, Walsall.

1913 Production moved to Britannia Works, Smethwick and an improved model announced

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of cars see the 1917 Red Book

See New Crescent as possible the same

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  • 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
  • Powered Vehicles made in the Black Country by Jim Boulton and Harold Parsons. Published 1990. ISBN 0 904015 30 0