Atkinson and Philipson

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Atkinson & Philipson, of the Northumberland Coach Factory, Newcastle-on-Tyne, made a car in 1896. The Coach Factory had been in business since 1774, making mail coaches, then railway carriages for George Stephenson.[1] In 1896 they produced a rather crude-looking steam brake with iron-shod wheels, which was advertised in various motor papers. It is unknown if many were sold, but it is unlikely.

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  1. ^ "Atkinson and Philipson". Retrieved 22 August 2013.