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Gaston, Williams and Wigmore

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April 1916.
September 1916.
September 1916.

of Kingsway, London, International Merchants

Importer for Packard cars and Thor motorcycles and other marques from the USA.

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

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

1913-1917 Imported Clintonville (American), Huber (American), Jeffrey Quad (American), Lacrosse (American) and Locomobile Company of America. For a list of the models and prices of Petrol Motor Commercial Vehicles see the 1917 Red Book

1913-1917 Imported Parrett (American), Peerless (American), Pierce-Arrow, Reo, Selden (American) and Vim (American). For a list of the models and prices of Petrol Motor Commercial Vehicles see the 1917 Red Book

1918 Some of the premises of the company were required for government workl the current addresses of the various branches were[1]:

  • The head office in Bishopsgate
  • Motor lorries and automobiles - Great Portland Street
  • Steamships and insurance - Leadenhall Street
  • Islington Works
  • Hanwell Works

1921 The New York merchants Gaston, Williams and Wigmore were declared bankrupt due problems trading with Russia[2]

Presumably the car dealership was succeeded by Gaston Ltd


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr 08, 1918
  2. The Times, Mar 18, 1921