Apologies, Regrets and Limitations:
Martello sidecars were produced without individual product identification numbers, ie like registration or serial numbers on a car chassis, hence throughout this history reference is made to the sidecar by owners name (where known) and with regret it must be acknowledged that individual sidecar histories can become lost, disjointed, mixed up or out of sequence quite easily. Where possible, photographic records have been used (together with any unique items of identification) to track and fix individual sidecar histories within their relevant time line.
The impact of normal human factors and personal recollections over the last 40 years can easily become mixed so as a general rule (where possible) I have included all information provided on face value, used my own personal judgement and only adjusted the information provided when collaboration data such as news paper articles, receipts or other dated documentation has been received to allow a fixed point in time to be referenced. However, errors in data can occur and I apologize before hand for any incorrect sections. I remain fully open to include updates and welcome any additional information as and when received for inclusion in later issues.
List of General Illustrations
Martello Sidecar Development Timeline
Martello Sidecar Batch Production Run Summary
Clifford Day and ‘Moby Dick’
Advertising, News Reports and Brochures
Martello Sidecar Conception, Manufacture and Production History
Individual Sidecar History Summary, including Owners Table & Page Index
Individual Martello History’s
Illustrated Martello Modifications
30th Year Martello Gathering
Martello Spares List & Suppliers