1948 Brockhouse Corgi Sidecar Combination

1948 Brockhouse Corgi Sidecar Combination

Manufactured by Brockhouse Engineering of Southport, Merseyside.

98cc Excelsior Spryte engine.

Single speed kickstart model.

Cost new £43 6/-

(Now sold)

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This delightful little Corgi Motorcycle sports a Watsonian Child’s Sidecar that was specially adapted for it.

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I owned it for several years (2005-2008). The sidecar could be attached or detached in under 5 minutes to make it easy for transportation and storage.

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As you can see in the period ads below, after the War, Brockhouse tried to market the idea of a Corgi Combination – using a small commercial box sidecar – as a viable utility vehicle for folks who could not afford a van (remember that both money and vehicles were in short supply in late 1940’s Britiain).

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