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Many other manfacturers made their own wheels or bought them in from pure wheel makers, below are some of them.
Avon safety wheel - although a brilliant safety idea they did not catch on as fitting the tyre was not as easy as a standard wheel, see further down for the Rubery Owen safety wheel which seemed to suffer from the same problem.

A video explaining all here - 
Above left shows the safety wheel and a standard wheel, on the right the procedure for fitting a tyre to the safety wheel.
BSA and Daimler  - 
Shown are identical BSA and Daimler spanners and wheels with 2 slight variations in design.

Budd - see "Michelin"
Daimler - see BSA
Dayton Wire Wheels -  Dayton Wire Wheels 
Very well known in their time, this wheel fitted with a Daimler cap.
Dunlop - 4 stud disc wheels shown here fitted to a Riley 1920's chassis and a French advert.

Houk - 

Humber -
Lanchester - not sure who made this wheel though (maybe Rubery Owen)

Rubery Owen -  Rubery A British company still trading, not only did they make wheels but chassis and anything else it seems!

The Rostyle (Rubery Owen Style) wheel they made in the 1960/70's was a steel pressing shaped and painted to imitate "alloys" 1960's and 70's  
Their safety wheel appears to have suffered the same as the Avon safety wheel in that it was more difficult to fit the tyre

Rudge Whitworth -  Rudge-Whitworth 


Salisbury wheel & Mfg. Co. Jamestown N.Y. - The Salisbury Wheel Company was founded in Jamestown, New York, in 1901 when C.W. Salisbury, a key-maker and mender of umbrellas, patented an automobile wheel, then pooled his life savings with two colleagues, Scott Penfield and E.D. Sherman, and started manufacture. Salisbury's first customer was the E.R. Thomas company, maker of the Thomas Flyer. In 1905, the company started manufacturing front axles. Two years later rear axles were added to its product line. Acquired by Spicer in 1919, Salisbury was moved to Toledo in 1929, closer to the center of the automotive industry. Salisbury axles became standard equipment in thousands of automotive vehicles. At the outbreak of World War II the light, Salisbury's rugged axles proved ideal for the Jeep. The Jeep proved so popular that in 1945 Salisbury had to build a new plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In 1970, the Salisbury Axle group was renamed the Spicer Axle Division.

Sankey -  Sanky 
Stepney -   Stepney