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The JAP Story 1895 - 1951
(Commissioned by John Alfred Prestwich at the age of 76)

Was probably written to commemorate the end of an era for JA Prestwich and Co Limited The company was formed in 1902, taken over and floated on the stock market in 1951. The book is an insider’s view of the people, the company, the factories and the engines at JAP, it includes motorcycles, aircraft, agricultural machinery etc.

Originally published by JA Prestwich, London.

The photographs show the cover and a page from the publication.

This has been re-published by Steve Brown of classic motorcycle manuals who can be contacted on phone number

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