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Made in France from 1929 to 1936 by Lucien Corbeau
10 rue Achille-Martinet
These machines were assembled using engines from Aubier-Dunne,
JAP, Madoz, A.B, Chaise, Duten, LMP, Staub and Train.
Type AI8 175cc Madoz two-stroke
Type BI8 250cc 3-speed sidevalve Aubier et Dunne
Type CI8 350cc 3-speed OHV (also available with 500cc SV or OHV engine)
Type CI9 350cc Chaise 3-speed, Type R9 500cc LMP engine.
This was another of the Corbeau companies, operating in Courbevoie. It is believed to have built mostly 350 and 500 JAP sidevalve and OHV models from 1927 to 1931.