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Scout Motors

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September 1905.
1906 Q4.
1906. Chassis.
1906. Engine.
May 1913.
January 1920.

of Bemerton Road, Salisbury

1902 Company established as Dean and Burden Brothers

1905 J. P. Dean drove a Scout vehicle in the TT Trophy

1906 Became Scout Motors with Joseph Percy Dean, William Burden and Albert Burden

1906 Produced 14-17 and 17-20 h.p. four-cylinder models with shaft drive. [1]

1911 Percy Dean left and was replaced by Clifford Herbert Radcliffe

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

Wilts and Dorset Omnibus Co bought five bus bodies in 1914.

1904-23 Built around 1,500 vehicles

1912 September. Details of the 10-12hp Scout car.[2]

1921 Forced into bankruptcy; Whatley and Co bought the stock

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Automobile Vol. III. Edited by Paul N. Hasluck and published by Cassell in 1906.
  2. The Autocar 1912/09/28