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Created Date:

13 May 2021

Last Modified:

18 December 2023
Luton

The Plycar Co.

A self-assembled version of a little-known cycle car.

Location       
Bute Street, Luton.

Date
1922.

Commentary
For a matter of months, towards the end of 1922, the Plycar Company offered a wooden, self-assembly kit of the Bow-V cycle car, developed by Charles Beauvais in Upper Norwood, south London.

Advertising a rather stylised version of the Bow-V cycle car, November 1922, source: Grace's Guide to British Industrial History
Advertising a rather stylised version of the Bow-V cycle car, November 1922, source: Grace's Guide to British Industrial History

A self-assembled version of a little-known cycle car.

Location       
Bute Street, Luton.

Date
1922.

Commentary
For a matter of months, towards the end of 1922, the Plycar Company offered a wooden, self-assembly kit of the Bow-V cycle car, developed by Charles Beauvais in Upper Norwood, south London.