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T. B. Andre and Co

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September 1913.
November 1913
March 1914. Ballot engines.
April 1914.
January 1920.
June 1923. Hartford shock absorbers.
October 1923. Models, prices and specifications.
October 1923. Models, prices and specifications.
August 1926. LHS.
August 1926. RHS.
November 1926.

Importer of Marlborogh automobiles from France.

Selling the Marlborough-Thomas light car.

See Theodore Bernard Andre

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

1926 Hartford shock absorbers

The André was a lightweight English two-seater sports car manufactured from 1933 to 1934 in London W11, by T. B. Andre and Co who were better known for making shock absorbers.

Only six of the automobiles, called the V6, which confusingly used a V-twin ohv JAP engine of 728cc, were ever built. Drive to the rear wheels was via a four speed gearbox. The floor pan acted also as the chassis and the suspension was by transverse leaf spring at the front and cantilevered springs at the rear. The car weighed 1170 pounds and was said to be able to achieve 65 mph with an economy of 45 miles per gallon (imperial).

André had also been involved in the manufacture of the Marlborough car between 1909 and 1926.

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