A Brief History of the Marque
Manufacturer : Argentré
1 rue de Romainville
The Argentre company, founded by René Durand, assembled motorcycles with many British-sourced components. They built 247cc and 347cc machines with two stroke engines of their own design, and also 348cc SV and OHV models with JAP engines.
JLB listed the following models:
RD1 1928 - 1930
RD2 1929 - 1930
RD3 1929 - 1933
RD4 1929 - 1933
RD4b 1932 - 1933
RD5 1929 - 1933
RD6 1929 - 1933
Durand was also general representative for Paris and the Seine for Magda motorcycles.
JLB gives dates of 1930-1933.
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