A Brief History of the Marque
Ets Delaplace & Cie
14, rue Constantin
English distriubutor: S. Felman & Co., 390-2 Euston Road, N.W.1.
HORSY Autocycle : Full loop frame with double top tubes, solid front forks and brazed up rear end. 5-pint tank under saddle. Carrier fitted as standard. Wheels 1 ¾in. with Endrick rims and heavy guage spokes. Tyres 2in. (6M) c.m. x 50 c.m.) Dunlop balloon. Engine final drive on offside by 3 1/16th in. chain with slotted fork end adjustment. Pedal drive by 1 1/8th in. chain on nearside with jockey pulley tensioner.
ENGINE, 48 c.c. VAP with geared primary drive to unit countershaft. Drive—engaging pawl on flywheel. Twist grip throttle control with self-cancelling choke. L/hand twist-grip decompressor. Flywheel magneto with lighting coils. Petrol consumption 176 at 25 m.p.h. All up weight, 69 lbs.
Power & Pedal Feb 1954.
Sources: Cyclememory.org; Tragatsch p168; Icenicam
carlovanvlietfotografie at hotmail dot com
I also have a Horsy moped, i also bought this moped 30 years togehter with the Le Marinet in Holland.
I also can,'t find any information on the internet.
Carlo van Vliet