Frederick Woolley, Hanley

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Description:Frederick Woolley was chief projectionist at the Odeon cinema during the 1950s.

Here, he sits astride his motorcycle, a 1000cc Vincent Black Knight. This motorcycle still exists, but now has a 500cc single cylinder Comet engine fitted into the frame. The original 1000cc V-twin engine is fitted into a Norton "Featherbed" frame and is in Australia. This type of bike is called a "Norvin".

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Source: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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