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Orient Express Car Syndicate

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1899. Orient Express.
1899. Orient Express.
1900. Orient Express Phaeton.
July 1900. Orient Express.
July 1900. Orient Express.
May 1901.
January 1902.

of Holland Park Avenue, London.

C.1898 Theodore Bergmann of "Bergmann Industriewerken" at Gaggenau Baden made car similar to Benz. The designer was Joseph Vollmer and the vehicles were known by the name Bergmann and Vollmer.

In 1898 the name was changed to the 'Orient Express' and they were sold in England by the Automobile Association, of Holland Park, London.

1899 Description of their No. 1 Orient autocar by the Automobile Association. 4-hp horizontal engine.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1899/05/27