Some interesting archive images of Soichiro Honda, founder of the Honda Motorcycle Company taken at the old Honda GB headquarters, along with Harry Ward, founder of the Gold Wing Owners Club of Great Britain ( G.W.O.C.G.B). The club, started by Harry and his wife Grace, we are delighted to report is still going strong!
This image is of the great man himself sitting on the new (at that time) Honda GL1100.
This image shows Harry Ward paying close attention to the radiator installation With Soichiro looking on at the rear of the machine.
This image demonstrates the close and friendly relationship between Harry and Soichiro, Harry Ward being an important liaison to Honda in the U.K during this period.
This image shows Soichiro aboard the GL1100 with Harry standing to the left of the image. Standing immediately to the left of Mr Honda is his personal physician who travelled with him during his later years.
This image shows Honda signing the newly printed book about the history of his company, along with Harry and Honda’s Doctor.
Another image of Harry Ward, Soichiro Honda and his physician. We do not know who the fourth person is - if you recognize him, or you are him we would be delighted to hear from you!
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