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Mathieu Dreirad c1897


Photographers text reads,
"Dreirad mit 1-Zylinder 4-Takt-Motor, 211 qcm, 1,5 PS, 30 km/h, Bauzeit von 1897 bis 1904, erstaunlicher Weise über 14000 mal gebaut"

"Tricycle with single-cylinder 4-stroke engine, 211 ccm, 1.5 HP, 30 km / h, constructed from 1897 to 1904, surprisingly built over 14000 times."

Possibly the Mathieu of Automoteurs - see Belgian Marques (M)

PS.Speicher Museum, Einbeck

The motorcycle section of this museum is vast - 3,500 square meters over three floors. The bulk of the collection features German marques from the 1870s to the 1980s, along with many machines from other nations.

More information: PS.Speicher Museum, Einbeck

Image credit: Pilot Michael Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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