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Barscott Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Italian Marque

BARSCOTT

Nei primi anni del Novecento la ditta Barnett & Scotti, con sede in Foro Bonaparte a Milano, è rappresentante per l'Italia dei motori belgi Minerva.

Nel 1903 la societa' si scioglie e rimane titolare dell'azienda solo Carlo Scotti che inizia, nel 1904, la produzione di motori Barscott che vengono venduti a diversi costruttori di biciclette a motore.

Vengono anche costruite moto complete di cilindrate diverse, con motori mono e bicilindrici a V.

Il pilota Carlo Maffeis, in sella ad una Barscott, vince alcune competizioni.

Nonostante la Carlo Scotti & C. commercializzi anche un paio di marche di motociclette tedesche, naviga in cattive acque e nel 1905 viene messa in liquidazione.


In the early years of the twentieth century the firm Barnett & Scotti, with registered office at Foro Bonaparte in Milan, was Italian representative for Minerva engines of Belgium.

In 1903 the company was disolved and remains owner of Carlo Scotti only beginning in 1904, the production of motors that are Barscott sold to various manufacturers of motorcycles.

They also built complete motorcycles of different displacements, both singles and v-twins.

The rider Charles Maffeis, riding a Barscott, won some competitions.

Despite the Carlo Scotti & C. commercialize a couple of brands of German motorcycles the firm became financially trouble and in 1905 was put into liquidation.

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Sources: Moto di Lombardia



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