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German Motorcycles

Astra Motorcycles

History of the Marque

1923-1925
Astra Motoren GmbH, München

Initially fitted with Bosch-Douglas 300cc flat twins built under licence by SMW of Munich, they continued with Blackburne and JAP engines of 348 & 496cc. Ernst Henne of BMW fame rode a Blackburne-engined Astra in 1924-25.

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