I have always liked the design of the Rex Acme tank transfer, the 3 legged man, also known as a triskelion which was adopted as the national symbol of the I.O.M in 1932. Combined with some of the more colourful petrol tank paint schemes they certainly stood out amongst the more commonly used English colour schemes of black with gold or green with cream and/or gold.
Rex Acme used Blackburne, JAP and Sturmey Archer engines in their motorcycles, this catalogue covers the Blackburne and JAP models and one model with the 247cc or 342c Villiers 2 stroke engines. Favourite would be the 350c OHV Blackburne engine Speed King. A very attractive model with an impressive sleek petrol tank.
A little bit more of Rex Acme history can be found here.
Click on the front cover below to see the complete sales catalogue.
It is a 2M PDF so you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view it.
We have previously listed a Care and Maintenance Manual for the 1927 Rex Acme for those who would like to know a little more about these machines. And we do have a 1930 Sales Catalogue also to put up on the site. Stay tuned.