Eclipse Machine Co
1892 Exhibited at the 1892 Stanley Cycle Show with cycles with Nidderman tyres
1901-1916 Produced Rothwell Cars
1901 November. announce they are about to produce a light car with 6-hp engine.
1901 January. Some details of the light car with 6-hp engine.
In 1903 they produced a typical primitive with a small engine hung inclined from a bicycle frame downtube. It had belt drive and unbraced cycle forks. The machine was no more than a bicycle with an engine and was therefore very short lived.
1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of the Rothwell see the 1917 Red Book
Sources of Information
- 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