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Dechamps

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1900. 9 h.p. four-cylinder 'Dechamps' Car.
1900. New type 'Victoria' Car.
1899. Tricycle, Single-cylinder, 3 h.p. Reg No: BH 708. Photo at the 2009 LBVCR.
1899. Tricycle, Single-cylinder, 3 h.p. Reg No: BH 708. Photo at the 2009 LBVCR.
1899. Tricycle, Single-cylinder, 3 h.p. Reg No: BH 708. Photo at the 2010 LBVCR.
1899. Tricycle, Single-cylinder, 3 h.p. Reg No: BH 708. Photo at the 2010 LBVCR.

Manufactured 1899-1906

Belgian company that first produced a motor tricycle and a voiturette in 1899.

The agents in the UK were Graphic Motor and Engineering Co

The business was then bought by a British concern, the company name was changed, and for 1904 the cars were renamed as the Baudouin after the street in which the factory was located. Also a new car was developed with a powerful 40-50hp engine, no gearbox was used, and the car was marketed as the 'Direct'.


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