Douglas Dragonfly motor cycle, 1956

Made:
1956
Douglas Dragonfly motor cycle, 1956. From a colour transparency in the Science Museum Photographic Archive.

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Douglas Dragonfly motor cycle, 1956. From a colour transparency in the Science Museum Photographic Archive.
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Douglas Dragonfly motor cycle, 1956

Douglas Motors Ltd of Bristol made their first motorcycle in 1906. It had a horizontally opposed, twin-cylinder engine, the design of which was to form the basis of Douglas motorcycle engines for the following fifty years.

Details

Category:
Road Transport
Object Number:
1964-259
type:
motor cycles and motor cycles and
credit:
Duncan, D.C.