A Brief History of the Marque
Made in Austria
Manufacturer: Trautmannsdorfer Fahrzeug GmbH
The firm was founded in 1922 by Franz Döller, Ignaz Seidl and Theodor Hauler and produced the first DSH in 1923 with a Geroth engine. By 1924 they were marketing models with engines from Villiers, and 1925-27 saw the addition of JAP and MAG models with capacities of 350cc to 750cc.
The onset of the financial crisis combined with the death of one their racing team members brought disaster to the firm and production ceased in 1928.
The following year Franz Döller resurrected the DSH marque and presented a new model, and continued production until 1932.
DSH 1924-24 175cc Sport, Villiers
DSH 1925 Models: Types 150, 175, 250 and 350 ccm
DSH 1926 Model 350 Villiers
DSH 1927 350cc JAP
DSH 1927 500cc JAP SV
DSH 1927 750cc JAP
DSH 1927 MAG 350cc & 500cc
DSH 1930 JAP 500cc SV (Saddle tank)
DSH 1930-32 JAP 750cc
DSH c1931 JAP 250cc
The firm also advertised Humber motorcycles in 1925.
Works: Fernruf: Gotzendorf 2
Sales Support: Wien, V. Wiedner Hauptstr. 99
An Inzersdorf business address is also mentioned. The Vienna address is probably post-1928.
This sad event is believed to have been a major factor in the collapse of the company.
Notes. One source states that production was taken over by the Austria marque.
Sources: voz.co.at, mvca.at, correspondence, period advertising.
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