Vintage Logos: #1 in a series. March 18 2014

The Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited (BSA). BSA began in June 1861 in the Gun Quarter, Birmingham, England founded specifically to manufacture guns by machinery. It was formed by a group of fourteen gunsmith members of the Birmingham Small Arms Trade Association. Many of the original Motorcycle companies started out as arms manufacturers. This fact alone may be the origins of motorcycle culture being badass!