1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised

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Lot 483
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project
Registration no. not registered Chassis no. to be advised

£ 16,000 - 24,000
US$ 20,000 - 30,000
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project
Registration no. not registered
Chassis no. to be advised
*Short-lived British make
*Made in Birmingham
*Offered in need of completion
*Potentially eligible for both the London-Brighton Veteran Car Run and Sunbeam MCC Pioneer Run

Footnotes

  • Charles Garrard commenced his association with powered transport in 1902 when he began importing the French Clément clip-on engine, which was designed to fit a standard bicycle. The 143cc Clément engine attached to the front down-tube and drove the rear wheel directly by belt. Frames were made by James Lansdowne Norton, who used a Clément engine for the first of his own motorcycles. Garrard's Birmingham-built machines were marketed under the 'Clément-Garrard' name, and in 1903 a v-twin model was added to the range. Early in 1904 the company announced a tandem-style forecar, which was powered by a water-cooled 4hp v-twin and featured two front wheels, a three-speed gearbox, and shaft final drive. With the introduction of the forecar, the brand name was shortened to plain 'Garrard', though the company disappeared from view soon afterwards.

    This ultra-rare three-wheeler was acquired by the current vendor in 1998 as a restoration project, and since then has benefited from a considerable amount of work. The engine has been fitted with new main bearings and new con-rods, though we are advised that the inlet and exhaust valves still require attention, while the front basket is new. Offered in need of completion, the Garrard comes with sundry restoration invoices and is sold strictly as viewed. There is no registration document or other paperwork with this Lot. Subject to a successful dating application, this three-wheeled Edwardian should be eligible for both the London-Brighton Veteran Car Run and the Sunbeam MCC's Pioneer Run for motorcycles.
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1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
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1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
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1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
1904 Garrard Suspended Forecar Project  Chassis no. to be advised
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