Boris Garfunkel e Hijos was founded in 1913. Formerly of Murovani Kurylivtsi, Podolia (now Ukraine) he had fled the Jewish pogroms in Tzarist Russia with his family. In the 1950s the company entered an agreement with Gilera Argentina SRL to distribute Gilera, and from 1958 until 1965 distributed Ferrari under the BGH Ferrari marque, then based in Buenos Aires.
Models included the 98cc Ferrari Junior.
The firm also distributed the Italian bicycle marques Atala, Pegasus and Stucchi.
Sources: motoargenta.blogspot.com, OTTW.
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