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In 1906 it took over the National Arms and Ammunition Company's premises in Sparkbrook and acquired the Eadie Manufacturing Co. It was towards the end of the 17th century that there occurred the most important development in the city's history of arms manufacture.
A trial order from the Crown in 1689 was satisfactorily executed; subsequently "Their Majesty's Board of Ordnance" entered into a contract with five leading gunsmiths of Birmingham, who, on behalf of themselves and their fellow master craftsmen, undertook to supply 200 Snaphance muskets every month "at seventeen shillings per piece ready money".The motorcycle business was hard hit - plans to rescue and combine Norton, BSA and Triumph failed in the face of worker resistance and Norton's and BSA's factories were shut-down, while Triumph staggered on to fail four years later. Enjoying the rights to the BSA marque, it was bought-out by the management and renamed the BSA Company. A post-war boom in motor cycles meant that BSA Motor Cycles Ltd. In 1973, BSA was taken over by Manganese Bronze Holdings Ltd., which held Norton Villiers.In 1991 BSA Company merged with Andover Norton International Ltd., to form a new BSA Group, largely producing spare parts for existing motorcycles. During the Second World War, New Hudson Ltd., Sunbeam Ltd. was created in 1953 (separate from BSA Cycles Ltd.). were also created from existing BSA companies as designs and production were developed. Norton Villiers and BSA were merged to form NVT Ltd. Return to: THE GROWTH OF AN INDUSTRY BIRMINGHAM has for centuries been the centre of the country's small arms trade.In December 1994 Colquhoun and Jackson's BSA Group was taken over by a newly formed BSA Regal Group. From 1918 it also acquired Burton Griffiths and Co., William Jessop and Sons (1920) and Birtley Co. In 1951, the Group purchased Triumph Engineering Co. There was certainly an established trade in the city by the early 16th century, for in 1538, for instance, John Leiand, a churchman, travelling through the Midlands, wrote:— "I came through a praty street or ever I entered Bermingham.The new company, based in Southampton, has a large spares business and has produced a number of limited-edition, retro-styled motorcycles. (small arms work at Small Heath), and BSA Tools Ltd. Ltd., and in the mid-1950s, Carbodies of Coventry and the Idoson Motor Cylinder Co. This street, as I remember, is called Dirty (Deritend).