Waddington ca. 1905 forecar Fafnir 500 cc ioe frame#1903/77 engine# 4785
The Waddington and Sons Motor Company of Newport Road, Middlesborough
produced motorcycles , forecars and light cars ( voiturettes) between 1902 and 1906.
This forecar is equipped with a proprietary German 3 HP Fafnir engine.The very early Fafnirs had an atmospheric inlet valve; this engine has a mechanically oerated inlet valve so it can be dated at around 1905.
The machine was restored some 20 years ago and is in good technical condition.
It is equipped with a Longuemare carburetor and battery and coil ignition.
(See also the early advert of the Waddington Motorcycle)