German Motorcycles

Simson Schwalbe 1955 1991

Simson Schwalbe 1955 1991 by Motorbuch Verlag

Schrader-Typen-Chronik Simson Schwalbe & Co 1955 - 1991

This new 96 page hardback book with German text is mainly based on a compilation of original East German brochures and other promotional material covering the Simson & Simson-Schwalbe mopeds, scooters and off-road motorbikes from 1955 to 1991.

Chapters include a brief history of the company; first 1950s mopeds - SR 1, SR 2, SR 2E, KR 50; the 1963 Schwalbe scooter, Typ KR 51/1 K, KR 51/2; 1960s mopeds SR 4-1 Spatz, SR 4-2 Star, SR 4-3 Sperber, SR 4-4 Habicht; the Mofa SL 1; 1970s sport mopeds S 50, S 50 B1, S 50 B2, S 51, S 70; 1980s scooters SR 50/80; 1980s S 53. The book features 124 colour photos, plus a further 22 b/w. There is a section on Motorsport; and 9 pages of technical/production details.

Book available from Bohemia Hobbies

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