Brief History of the Marque
Aster was a French manufacturer of automobile parts based at 11 Rue des Chaumettes, Saint-Denis, Paris.
For a period they also had manufacturing capabilities in Wembley, UK, as Aster Limited
From 1900 to 1910 ¹ the company produced chassis, though it is not known if they built complete cars or motorcycles. The firm, whose full name was Ateliers de Construction Mecanique l'Aster, from St. Denis (Seine) exhibited a four-cylinder automobile chassis at the 1907 Paris Salon.
Among the companies for which Aster produced power units and other parts were Austral ², Gladiator and Arias in France, and British marques Argyll, Century forecars, Clement, Dennis, Singer, Swift, West and Whitlock.
Most of these engines, which included a 335cc single, had horizontally split crankcases made from bronze.
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