I looked in one of my motorcycle encyclopedias, and you are correct, it was Scott and not Flying Scot, and Flying Squirrel and not Squirrel. As a 30-year motorcycle rider, I should have known.
> I don't think Flying Scot is connected in any way with the Scott
>motorcycle. One of the models that Scott made was called the Flying Squirrel.
> Incidentally, that S-A item on Ebay looks like a motorcycle gearbox end
>cover. The clutch operating arm is just to the right of the S-A logo. Sturmey
>Archer made gearboxes and complete engines used in pre-WW2 Raleigh and Dunelt
>motorcycles, among others. A lot of cross pollination between bicycles and
>motorcycles years ago.