A Brief History of the Marque
Maskinfabrik John Eriksson, Falun
Prewar machines were mostly 98cc. Postwar they used many Panther engines and chassis components, in addition to some from NSU. They built a range of very attractive machines, along with mopeds with engines from HMW, Rex, and Sachs.
Postwar models include:
Svalan built a a model based on the Panther 250cc model Model 65 in 1952 which used many English components including Dowty forks, Lucas electrics and Panther wheels. This was upgraded in 1953 to a plunger-frame version with Hella electrics, using a 350cc Panther engine. These were built until late in 1956.
Murray Barnard's site has several good images and some useful history.
A wide variety of mopeds was offered during the fifties powered by engines from Husqvarna, Express, HMW, Zundapp and J.B. There was also a scooter in 1954-55 which ran a J.B. (J. Benson) 125cc engine.
Fri Aug 19 2011
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