French Motorcycles

Jean Thomann Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque
Made in France Pre WWI to 1930

This motorcycle was part of the Alcyon group. Production included twostrokes of 98cc to 248cc, and a 499cc ohv fourstroke with external flywheel. The brand is apparently not associated with Thomann motorcycles.

Bourdache p399, "Jean Thomann... on the eve of the first world war"


Jean Toman Motorcycle 1922

Sat Nov 06 2010
jbmarbopol at btinternet.com
THOMANN apprx 1920-21 200 ccm
With reference to my info from May 2007, I have pleasure in forwarding further pictures of restored this very rare machine

Jean Thomann 200cc 1921

Thu May 10 2007
jbmarbopol at btinternetdot com
THOMANN apprx 1920-21
Dear Sirs,
I am in process of restoration and searching for history and details of THOMANN.
This is 2stroke 200ccm, belt driven machine.
Gear box - STAUB
Carburator- COZETTE
Engine-No marks or numbers. Thank You for any help could be provided.

Jean Thomann c1921 200cc restoration.jpg
Jean Thomann c1921 200cc restoration

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