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1876-1910 Centaur Cycle Co History

 A SHORT HISTORY OF THE CYCLE INDUSTRY IN COVENTRY

& THE NEW CENTAUR CYCLE CO LTD 

by

Peter Frederick Gilbert & John Frederick Gilbert

 

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SOURCES: With thanks to the copyright holders, the authors of A SHORT HISTORY OF THE CYCLE INDUSTRY IN COVENTRY & THE NEW CENTAUR CYCLE CO LTD, Peter Frederick Gilbert & John Frederick Gilbert; Veteran Cycle Club Archive; Boneshaker Magazine.

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With special thanks to VCC Centaur Marque Enthusiast ALVIN SMITH for his time and gracious assistance.

If you’re interested in the Centaur Cycle Co, I thoroughly recommend the Centaur Marque Album, written by Alvin Smith and Lionel Ferris, and published by the Veteran Cycle Club

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