I recently purchased a single. Frame numbers are usually under the seat on rigid and plunger models and below the steering head on swing arm models. Manufacturing in the United Kingdom.
Ltd, and promptly resumed production. For a small fee they can look up their microfiche copy of the factory despatch books. Retrieved 2 August July 30, at Following the failure of the Ariel 3, the design was licensed to Honda which produced it as the Honda Gyro. Cars were produced over two periods: They built wire-spoke wheels under the first British patent; this allowed them also to build a lighter " penny farthing " bicycle which they named 'Ariel' the spirit of the air.