The Panther Story: The Story Of Phelon & Moore Ltd


The Panther Story: the Story of Phelon & Moore Ltd
By Barry M Jones

New revised paperback edition

"If you buy only one motorcycling book this year then buy this one. You will not regret it." Classic Bike Guide

"This is one of the best histories I've ever seen." Old Bike Mart

"...the most comprehensive record yet compiled on this famous marque. Reading it brought back many happy memories to me, travelling as a child in a sidecar pulled by my father's big black Panther." Norma: Friends of the National Motor Museum Trust Newsletter

The complete history of Panther motorcycles, their manufacture, exploits, and achievements.

Written by Barry Jones, the authority on the history of Panther motorcycles, this book is full of new information, photos and illustrations.

The authoritative history of the marque.

  • Introduction to the Revised Edition
  • Introduction to the First Edition
  • The dawn of motorcycling
  • Phelon & Rayner - the early years
  • The Humber 1901-1907
  • The Phelon and Moore partnership
  • Under new management - Phelon & Moore Ltd
  • The 'Perfected Motorcycle' P&M 1908-1914
  • The V-twin
  • On Her Majesty's Service
  • Peace - and the four-speed P&Ms
  • A Panther is born
  • OHV Panthers 1924-1928
  • Redwing Panthers 1929-1932
  • Racing Panthers
  • Panther heavyweights 1933-1937
  • The Venture
  • The Guymar
  • Heavyweight developments 1938-1940
  • The Panthette V-twin and the Panther-Villiers
  • Red Panthers and Strouds 1932-1940
  • Sidecars and caravans
  • War and Peace
  • Post-war proposals
  • Post-war Middleweights
  • Swedish mysteries, films and exports
  • Return of the Panther-Villiers
  • Cleckheaton's Princess
  • The biggest aspidistra in the world
  • The flight of the Phoenix
  • A tour of the works
  • Administration
  • Biographies
  • Patents
  • Specifications
  • Index

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