Category:New Avon Body Co

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The New Avon Body Co Limited
Wharf Street

Started soon after the Armistice, made car (Lea Francis) and commercial vehicle bodies
There was a link in ownership with Standard Motor Co
Made premium bodies for Standard chassis
Business bought by John R Maudslay alone in January 1936, a son of Reginald Walter Maudslay of Standard Motor Co
A major competitor for Swallow Coachbuilding in the early 1930s
Alfred Herbert Wilde, Chief Engineer of Standard Motor Co (died Leamington Christmas Day 1930 in his 40th year)
Jensen brothers (Richard and Allan) designed the Standard 9hp open 2-seater for Wilde, at first designed for their own Austin Seven Chummie and went on to design other Avon bodies before going to W J Smith at West Bromwich (which became Jensen)
A H Wilde of Standard designed 2-seater fixed head coupé on the Standard Sixteen
All bodies redesigned by C P Beauvais for 1933

Special open 2-seater 1930
4-seater tourer 1935
Close-coupled saloon 1937

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