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French Motorcycles

Jean Thomann 1927 175cc SuperSport

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The Museum's description for this machine reads:

DESCRIPTIF

Moteur un cylindre 175cc. Carburateur Cozette. Allumage magnéto. Boite Staub 3 vitesses. Pneus Michelin-Bergougnan 6.50x50 avant et arriére. Fourche parallélogramme.

ELEMENTS HISTORIOUES

II s'agit de Ia marque Jean Thornann. Sur le réservoir figure les décalques de la marque au singe et "Coupe de France 1926, tourisme".

Engine 175cc cylinder. Cozette carburettor. Magneto ignition. 3 speed Staub gearbox. Tires Michelin-Bergougnan 6.50x50 front and rear. Parallelogram fork.
This is the Jean Thornann brand. On the reservoir are the decals of the monkey brand and the "Coupe de France 1926, tourism"

Musée des Motos Celles-sur-Belle

Set in magnificent surroundings, the museum houses two core collections. Difficult to find enough superlatives for this one.

More information: Musée des Motos Celles-sur-Belle


Photograph by Mike Ricketts