A Brief History of the Marque
Motorcycle built in Pontedera by Bruno Morelli, using French engines.
In 1953, the company listed models with 160cc two-stroke engines and 175cc four-strokes from AMC .
Piaggio is based in Pontedera, as is Gilera.
Sources: MC Storico Conti, et al.
small text NB: Henshaw gives dates of 1945-1956, Tragatsch 1953-1956