French Motorcycles

La Francaise Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured: 1907-1954 by Gentil et Cie
75ter rue de Viliers
Neuilly-sur-Seine (Seine)

Models using Diamant engines were named thus, but there were also machines from 1905 listed in a catalogue for Societe La Francais, but with the brand of simply Diamant.

Before and after the 2nd World War they built BMA machines. The company was absorbed by the Gentil group, after which their output was very similar to Labor, Alcyon, Thomann, Olympique and Armor lightweight models.

Sources: jlbweb.fr, vieilleschainesvillefranchoises.e-monsite.com

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
lenka.pazoutova at centrum.cz
motorcycle La francaise 1922?

Hello, unfortunately, i cannot find information about our motorcycle La francaise diamant. Could you find out what year is it and send me information, image and list of parts, which to the motorcycle belongs ? I want my motorcycle to go back to original state. Thank you for answers. Greeting Lenka Pa...outov...

Mlad... Boleslav Czech Republic

La-Francaise-Diamant-1922c-MBo.jpg posted to comments, above.

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