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    Pannonia

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    1966 Pannonia T5 1966 Pannonia T5 247cc.
    1972 Pannonia P20 1972 Pannonia P20  

    Perfecta

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    1902 Perfecta onbekend, 200cc 1902 Perfecta onbekend, 200cc Perfecta, a well-known bicycle manufacturer, produced engines for some years around 1900 in the village of Surennes (Seine). The engine and tank unit are attached to a ca.1900 Peugeot bicycle.

    Peripoli

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    1971 Peripoli Giulietta Peripoli This bike was manufactured in Italy, it has a moto morini 50cc engine and the fame and the rest of the bike is made by Peripoli. The bike is very rare and completely origional. Morini sold their engines to lots of bike manufactures like villers did here in Britain, this saved small bike manufactures developing their own.

    PGO

    Founded in 1964, Taiwanese firm PGO is a large-volume manuacturer of scooters. In 1991 PGO unveiled the v2 1600, a prototype sportsbike powered by 1596cc V-twin engine but the rumoured move into the lqarge capacity market did not take place.

    Phänomen

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    1940 PHÄNOMEN Bob 100 1940 PHÄNOMEN Bob 100 98cc. Spelling variations: 
    Phanomen - Phänomen - Phaenomen
    1914 Phänomobil onbekend, 1534cc 1962 Parilla 175 MDSS Up until 1907 the Phanomen Company of Zittan (Germany) had been building just bicycles and motorcycles. In 1907 they produced their first 3-wheeler called the Phanomobil.

    Planeta

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    1974 Planeta Sport 350 1974 Planeta Sport 350 We believe this is one of the oldest continuously manufactured motorcycle in Russia and dates from 1927. For some time during the post WW 2 era, Russia was the world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles. However due to the extent of the cold war and the isolation of the USSR, few Russian machines are to be found in the western world

    Playboy

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    1950s Playboy Scooter 1950s Playboy Scooter 16cc.

    Praga

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    1929 Praga DOHC, 500cc 1929 Praga DOHC, 500cc The B.D. (Breitfeld & Daneck) 500 DOHC design was introduced in 1927. It was a very novel design for the twenties, but it became a great succes, both because of its neat lines and its automatic lubrication system. At that time the rival firms were still struggling to get a single OHC engine oiltight and reliable! But remember that Czech technology in the first part of the 20th century was very up to date, as is witnessed by this special and rare 1929 Praga. The machine is fully restored to concours condition.

    Prior

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    1959 Prior Viscount/Hercules R200 1959 Prior Viscount 200cc/Hercules R200

    Propulcycle

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    1923 Propulcycle Propulcycle 99cc belt drive.

    Quentin

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    1904 Quentin Quentin classic bike

    Rabeneik

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    1952 Rabeneik GD150 1952 Rabeneik GD150

    RAP Imperial

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    1961 RAP Imperial 1961 RAP Imperial Lucia headlight rim, 49cc.

    Radco

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    1927 Radco 250cc 1927 Radco 250cc

     

    Reading

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    1920 Reading Standard Twin, 1160cc 1920 Reading Standard Twin, 1160cc

    Rene Gillet

    Founded in 1898, the Franch firm of Rene Gillet built their reputation on large capacity singles, many of which were used by the French armed forces, characterised by extreme strength and stamina, but which had no sporting pretentions. Post-war production concentrated on lightweight 2-strokes.

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    1928 Rene Gillet G, 750cc 1928 Rene Gillet G, 750cc

    Riley

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    1899 Riley Tricar Riley Tricar
    1903 Riley Forcar Riley Forcar

    Rixe

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    1960 Rixe RS 50 Duo S 1960 Rixe RS 50 Duo S 47cc
    1962 Rixe RS50 MKS Rixe RS 50 Duo S  
    1972 Rixe RS 50 Duo S Rixe RS 50 Duo S  

    Rockford

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    1972 Rockford Taka 100cc 1972 Rockford Taka 100cc This is a Vintage Taka by Rockford 100cc Motorcycle with a motor by Bridgestone. It has the original paint and mostly original parts.

    Romeo

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    1967 Romeo 50cc Cross 1967 Romeo 50cc Cross  

    Rukuo

    Japanese firm Rukuo built copies of Harley Davidson side valve V-twins under licence in the 1930s and 1940s but was one of the many firms that did not survive the sharp contraction of the Japanese industry that followed.

    Saxon

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    1979 S+S Silver Saxon Turbo Saxon Turbo More Silver Saxon Turbo information

    Scootacar

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    1958 Scootacar, 197cc 1958 Scootacar, 197cc The Scootacar was first manufactured in 1958 by the Hunslett Engineering Company of Leeds (UK). The vehicle was created by Henry Brown who had designed the Scootacar around the body of an occupant sitting astride the engine. The body was made from fibreglass and attached to a steel chassis that included a steel floorpan. The vehicle was advertised as having a "Car-sized door" and so access in and out of the Scootacar involved no crouching as was needed in other 3-wheelers of the period. There were three versions; the Mk 1, which was powered by a Villiers 197cc air-cooled engine. In this version the driver sat astride the engine as on a motorcycle. In the Mk2 a new body was designed that included and a car type chair for the rear passenger which was offset at 45 degrees. The Mk 3 was powered by a larger twin-cylinder 324cc Villiers engine. Manufacture ceased in 1965. This picture was kindly provided by www.3wheelers.com.

    Setrum

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    1920 Sertum Sertum classic bike  
    1938 Sertum Sertum  

    Sheffield Henderson

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    1922 Sheffield Henderson Bradshaw, 350cc 1922 Sheffield Henderson Bradshaw, 350cc Henderson sidecars were made by the Aero works of Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield. In November 1919 the company announced the Sheffield Henderson Motorcycle, designed by Leonard B. Henderson, who was an aeronautical engineer. In a relatively short time the make gained a fantastic reputation in speed events; in June 1922 the factory even claimed several world records in the 250 cc class. ( see scan 1922 advert). Sheffield Hendersons could be had with a side valve or overhead valve Blackburne engine or a Bradshaw engine. The machine had a three speed Burman gearbox. The Motor cycle wrote in 1922: Their curious but not unattractive-looking frame construction is now familiar to most people. Indeed, Sheffied Henderson must have been one of the very few makes that placed the toolbox under the top tube behind the steering head, a position that obviated a rather unusual tank shape, an early form of saddle tank. However, fame was short-lived: Sheffield Henderson motorcycle production ended in 1923. This rare survivor, equipped with the interesting oil-cooled OHV Bradshaw engine with outside flywheel, is an older restoration.

    Sinclair

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    1985 Sinclair C5 Concept 1985 Sinclair C5 Concept

    Sparkbrook

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    1921 Sparkbrook 250cc 1921 Sparkbrook 250cc

    2-speed model.

    Image provided by www.BuyVintage.co.uk.

    Spondon

    Named after the Derbyshire town in which it is based, chassis specialist firm Spondon Engineering was founded by Bob Stevenson and Stuart Tiller in 1969. Several early Spondons used Yamaha two-stroke racing engines such as the 125cc AS1, TZ250 and 750cc OW31. Spondon has built frames for roadsters including the Silk and Norton's F1 and produced numerous specials powered by Japanese fours, from Suzuki's GS1000 to Kawasaki's ZZ-R1100.

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    1970 Spondon 1921 Sparkbrook 250cc

    She was build by Spondon in 1970, based on a Brian Woolly and Des Bone design, engine is a Kreidler 50cc by Alfonse Mohr of Koblenz, she was raced by Barry Hickmott in 1971s Austrian motoGP.

    Stanley

    This was a tricycle fitted with a 98cc Villiers engine in the manner of an autocycle but with three wheels. It appeared in 1932 and was intended to offer stability and a little power assistance to the elderly. It was a nice idea but was launched at a difficult time and no more was heard of the little machines from Egham in Surrey.

    Steppke

    Steppke engines were built in the Treptow Machine Tools factory in East Berlin. The Steppke was East Germany's second most popular auxiliary engine, and its style is reminiscent of the Mosquito and the Lohmann.

    East German engineers apparently studied the Mosquito before designing the Steppke. The engine has a good reputation for reliability and strength, and it's easy to use the lever (similar to the Lohmann) to locate the engine roller onto the tyre.

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    1940s Meister Cycle with 1952 Steppke 38cc engine 1940s Meister Cycle with 1952 Steppke 38cc engine

    The Steppke is not particularly rare in Germany, but in France and Britain it is virtually unknown.

    Image provided by www.BuyVintage.co.uk.

    Stylson

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    1929 Stylson Sport 1929 Stylson Sport 250cc.

    Sun Hornet

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    1955 Sun Hornet Military Army Surplus, 98cc 1955 Sun Hornet Military Army Surplus, 98cc
    1957 Sun Geni 98cc Scooter, villiers engine 1957 Sun Geni 98cc Scooter, villiers engine

    Super Nero

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    Super Nero 1963 Super Nero

    Swastika

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    1916 Swastika, Australian 998cc v twin veteran 1916 Swastika, Australian 998cc v twin veteran We have here an original unrestored 1916 Australian built Swastika 998cc v twin J.A.P. Built by Lou Borgelt in South Australia 1914-1919. Very rare!

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