Time seems to be getting away from me this spring! I have been busy working (thankfully!) Riding (gratefully!) and spending time with family.
I have quite a bit to post over the next little while, however I will be spacing it out a bit.
Today I have another neat catalogue, still in the original folder acquired from the owner's son. It amazes me when a piece like this survives; when I consider the amount of paper I recycle every week I couldn't imagine something like this lasting 66 years in my house!
I apologize for the scan quality for some of the pages; I didn't want to ruin the book by flattening out the centre. I hope you enjoy it.
|In a couple years Firth would assume distribution of Matchless for Manitoba as well (as per later catalogues)|
|I am told that many of these bikes were sold to learners (where did they all go?) as Firths were reluctant to sell large bikes to new riders.|
|No mention of AJS this year at all...|
|Interesting to note that the engine in the picture is actually an AJS Model 20 distinguished by the timing cover.|
|I am curious as to what the difference is between a 'Firths British Battery' and 'British Standard Battery' $2.50 was significant pocket change then!|
|Firth did actually patent several accessories which I have found online, The Streamliner can be found here: patent.|
|Not a Chinese part in sight.....those truly were the days.|
Promised updates are forthcoming! keep an eye on this spot..