Campion 1913 4hp 500 cc 1 cyl sv



Campion   1913  4 HP   500 cc JAP   side valve single frame# 48476  engine# 31355

The campion Cycle Co.  was a well known bicycle manufacturer. 
The factory was located at Robin Hood Street, Nottingham. 
When they started motorcycle production, a variety of proprietary engines were used, such as Minerva, MMC, Fafnir, Precision, Villiers, Blackburne and JAP. 
In the early twenties some 5 different models were made, from a 2 ½ HP lightweight single to a big 8 HP twin. 
Production ended in 1926. 
This sturdy veteran single has aluminium footboards, Brown & Barlow carburettor, Bosch magneto and a Sturmey Archer hub clutch.