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Edward Bowser

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of Burley Street, Leeds. Motorcycle side-cars.

See Edward Bowser (1885-1962)

1922 Made two-seater cars with the Koh-i-Nor engine from Kennedy Motor Co

1923 The boat-shaped sidecar for motorcycles originated with Edward Bowser, Park Lane, Leeds.[1]

1928 Advertisement for recovering of car hoods by Edwin Bowser, Burley Street, Leeds.[2]

1938 Bowser sidecars the 'oldest make of sidecar in the world'. 83 Kirkstall Road, Leeds.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Yorkshire Evening Post - Monday 15 October 1923
  2. Yorkshire Evening Post - Wednesday 28 November 1928
  3. Yorkshire Evening Post - Friday 15 July 1938