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Givaudan Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Made in England between 1906 (or 1908) and 1914, the factory produced small numbers of motorcycles using single cylinder and V-twin engines mostly from Blumfield, Precision and Villiers. Their frames were built using components from Chater-Lea and BSA.

Wikipedia mentions Givaudan as an English manufacturer here
Givaudan History

Sources:  Henshaw, Tragatsch (almost identical entries)

Bill Phelps, however, suggests that information on the English marque may well be erroneous.



Thu Oct 06 2005
dirk.praet at reklaamblad.be
Givaudan
Please notice you did use a photograph of my bike Givaudan: this is not a British bike but a French bike 1904 from Lyon. In France there was also Givaudan, made by F. Givaudan, for testing engines being an aviation pioneer

Dirk Praet

Image moved to French Givaudan


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