A British manufacturer established in 1861, BSA was at one time the world's largest motorcycle producer before going defunct in 1972. BSA was also involved in the automotive industry (dating back to 1907) and at one point owned the Daimler Company until 1960 when all automotive aspects of the company were sold to Jaguar Cars Ltd.
VINTAGE - Bridgestone production ceased in 1973. It is not unusual to find a Bridgestone titled and registered in the United States as a post 1973 model. This is due to these models being titled and licensed as the year it was registered.