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German Motorcycles

Paffrath Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Paul Paffrath Motorenwerke Altenburg-Nobitz

Manufactured motorcycles under the MW brand with twostroke and fourstroke engines. These were produced from 1923 to 1926.

An lone example is located at Augustusburg

Paffrath also designed a bicycle auxiliary engine in the 1950s, marketed as the Eilenriede 35.

The 35cc engine developed 1 hp giving a top speed of 30 km/h. The package included the engine, fuel tank and lighting and weighed 3.7kg.

Sources: Tragatsch p223



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