In 1938, Matchless and AJS became part of Associated Motorcycles (AMC). Both then producing models under their own brands. During the hard times experienced by the British motor companies in the 1960s, 4-stroke motorcycle Matchless replaced by Norton twin ending a long history of independent production. In 1967, single cylinder Matchless motorcycle stopped production.
Founder : Henry Herbert Collier
Key people : Henry Herbert Collier and his son Charlie & Harry
Founded : 1899
Headquarters: Plumstead, London