BRITISH MOTOR SCOOTERS (1946-
This book covers in detail over 40 British scooters made from post World War Two to the time the last scooter was made in Britain in the late 1960s. In addition to the scooters that went into full production it features the manufacturers who made a prototype machine or a small batch of scooters. Instead of the A-
It details all the famous British motorcycle manufactures who made scooters including BSA/Triumph, AMC/James, Phelon & Moore -
Many people think that the first motor scooter was the Italian Vespa of 1946 – this was in fact the start of the third scooter boom – the book therefore starts with brief information on the scooters made following World War One, those made in America after the Great Depression in the 1930s, and the Military scooters used in the Second World War. It concludes with the scene today for the collectors and restorers of these 1950/60s British motor scooters.
The Foreword for the book has been written by James Robinson, editor, The Classic MotorCycle magazine. Available in September in A4 format the book has over 190 pages showing coloured photographs of all 43 scooters in the British scooter collection, the retail price is £22.95 plus £3.95 P&P with a special club price of £19.50 plus £3.95 P&P.