|Finlay Brothers history site|
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motorcycle heritage of
Finlay Brothers, Elizabeth St
Newspaper advertisements for the motorcycle brands sold by Finlay Brothers offer a fascinating glimpse into the commercial world of the early Melbourne motorcycle industry.
However, not only were companies competing strongly for customer attention. Competition between the various traders in Melbourne - in securing the agencies of some of the more popular motorcycle brands -would also have been fierce.
Source: Australian Motorist, April 1914. Form the collection of Robert Saward.
Source: The Argus (Melbourne, Vic: 1848-1956), July 27, 1920, 5.
Source: The Australian Motor Cycle, November 1, 1922, 4. From the collection of Robert Saward.
Source: The Argus (Melbourne, Vic: 1848-1956), March 7, 1929, 13.
Source: The Argus (Melbourne, Vic: 1848-1956), October 3, 1929, 16.