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Stag Co

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September 1913.
November 1913
1914. Stag Mascot (left side view).
1914. Stag Mascot (right side view).
1914. Stag Mascot (back view).
1914. Stag Mascot (front view).

Stag were motorcycles produced from 1912 to 1914, by a firm located in Sherwood, Nottingham. Also produced cars.

Machines were built and fitted with Precision engines of various sizes. They also made Stag engines. The firm was not seen at the London shows.

1912 New Companies. 'Registered with a capital £3,000 in £1 shares, to carry on the business of motor, aviation, and general engineers, manufacturers of iron, steel, metal goods, and hardware of all kinds, etc., to acquire goodwill and all (or any) of the assets of the Buckman Engineering (Parent) Co., Ltd. (in liquidation). The subscribers are: W. H. Radford, Woodlands, Sherwood, Nottingham, Civil Engineer, 2.000 shares; W. N. Radford, Woodlands, Sherwood, Nottingham, engineering student, 10 shares. Private company. W. H. Radford permanent governing director. Qualification (except governing director), 10 shares. Registered office: 538 a, Mansfield Road, Sherwood, Nottingham.'[1]

With the outbreak of war, they did not survive.

1913-14 Made a few automobiles

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

1918 Stag Co., Cameron Street, Sherwood.[2]

1918 Advertising for Cabinet-Makers. Stag Cabinet Co, Cameron Street, Sherwood.[3]

1920 Stag Cabinet Co, Sherwood.[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Saturday 09 November 1912
  2. Nottingham Evening Post - Tuesday 28 May 1918
  3. Nottingham Evening Post - Tuesday 28 May 1918
  4. Nottingham Evening Post - Saturday 21 February 1920
  • 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