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Niesner Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufacturer: Josef Niesner, Mechanical Engineer
Schmalzhofgasse, Mariahif, Vienna. Established 1900.
Motorcycle production: 1905-1911

Niesner motorcycles fitted with Minerva and Fafnir engines were produced in Vienna from 1905 to 1911. The machines were singles and v-twins with power output in the range of 3 to 5hp. He also built small cars.

After WWI, Niesner maintained his interest in motorcycles in competition, and in business as a representative for Norton.

Sources: voz.co.at

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