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The Panther Story

Cover of The Panther Story

"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.

Contents
Introduction
The dawn of motorcycling
Phelon & Rayner - the early years
The Humbers 1901-1907
The Phelon and Moore partnership 1904-1908
Under new management - 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
War and Peace
Sidecars and caravans
Post war Middleweights
Swedish mysteries and other 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
Phelon and Mooore's patents
Biographies
Specifications
Index

The Panther Story: the Story of Phelon & Moore Ltd - Barry M Jones
1999
Hardcover, A4 (297 x 210 mm), 320 pages, Over 500 illustrations
ISBN 09535098 0 X