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The '''Birmingham Small Arms Company''' (BSA) was for most of it's life Britain's largest [[motorcycle]] manufacturer.  After World War 2 it became the largest in the world, producing over 75,000 bikes a year in some years of the 1950s.  BSA did well in post war economy and was involved in producing guns, taxi-cabs and metal plate.  BSA had even taken over the marquees of [[Ariel]] and [[Sunbeam]]
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The '''Birmingham Small Arms Company''' (BSA) was for most of it's life Britain's largest [[motorcycle]] manufacturer.  After World War 2 it became the largest in the world, producing over 75,000 bikes a year in some years of the 1950s.  BSA did well in post war economy and was involved in producing guns, taxi-cabs and metal plate.  B
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*In the late 1930`s they purchased [[Sunbeam]].
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*In 1944, they purchased [[Ariel]].
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*BSA went on to purchase [[Triumph]], which eventually merged with [[Norton]] - Villiers.
  
  

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The Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA) was for most of it's life Britain's largest motorcycle manufacturer. After World War 2 it became the largest in the world, producing over 75,000 bikes a year in some years of the 1950s. BSA did well in post war economy and was involved in producing guns, taxi-cabs and metal plate. B

  • In the late 1930`s they purchased Sunbeam.
  • In 1944, they purchased Ariel.
  • BSA went on to purchase Triumph, which eventually merged with Norton - Villiers.


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