This page lists brands for which we currently have only an historical precis, many of them mopeds.
For a more complete listing visit the Danish Index.
Built in Copenhagen by Hede Nielsens from 1912 to 1914 using Danish components
Manufactured by Angam Trading Ltd, Copenhagen in the early 50s.
Hilfsmotor. A bicycle attachment engine with an inverted cylinder, fitted above the rear wheel.
Manufacturer: Brdr. Bojsen, Esbjerg. Engine BBE 1955: A/S Minimotor, Horsens. Also used Italian Totaco engines built under licence in Denmark.
Manufacturer: Axel Ketner, Copenhagen. Engine: Berini.
Clipper Engine: SCO. Sachs.
Crescent Manufacturer of Crescent & Olympic Bicycles, Copenhagen. Crescent Moped Scooter. Engine: BFC.
Danilo see Grand
Darling Manufacturer: Evald Jørgensen Slagelse Cycle Bearings. Engine: BFC.
Dolfix Manufacturer: Claudi Fischer, Alborg. Engine: BFC-CFA
Manufactured by Poul Rasmussen & Co. Copenhagen (Elg - Möve)
Built mopeds powered by BFC, Sachs and SCO engines
Manufactured by RP Egedesø, Odense.
Introduced in 1956, the firm built numerous models powered by Minarelli engines until 1978 when new laws killed the market for locally produced machines which were severely restricted in power output and appeared slow compared to imported machines which did not suffer so much under the new regulations.
Models include the 1958 Everton Turist.
The same firm built the Panther Bobby of 1955 (Zundapp engine) and the Ergo hilfsmotor.
Everton was purchased by Smith & Co in 1995.
Sources: mvkk.dk et al.
Express Manufacturer: NC Bang, Odense.
M 30 (M 20). Engines: SCO - Express (ZU).
Falke see Philbertz Gregersen
Falter see Philbertz Gregersen
FL Manufacturer: Fyns Luftringfabrik, Odense.
The Golden Star
Grand Mopeds 1955~
Imported from Germany by Bohnstedt - Petersen A/S, Copenhagen. The Pearl was built 1955-57.
Manufacturer: I. Christian Mikkelsen, A / S, Horsens. ICM Engine: BFC
Imperial See Philbertz Gregersen
Jawa Built in Prague, 50cc models were sold in Denmark, and probably others.
Jowa Poul Jørgensen & Co., Copenhagen. Hilf motor .
Built Humber motor bicycles under licence 1904-1914
Source: Henshaw p208
Juwel See Philbertz Gregersen
Imp. / Fabr. Harry Petersen Eftr. Special Engine: BFC
King Fabr .: Erik Hansen & Co., Copenhagen. Engine: BFC
It seems likely that Kobenhavn rebranded Sun motorcycles. See Sun Motorcycles
Lambretta Built by Innocenti of Milano, these were sold in Denmark
Built the Liberty Standard moped ca.1962 using engines from SCO and BFC. It had swingarm rear suspension and an unusual frame.
Manufacturer: A. Saabye, Snorresgade 15, Copenhagen. 1954~1967.
Models included the 1954 Metro and the 1967 Meteor with an SCO engine. BFC two-strokes were also fitted.
Master BFC engine L-14 (L-8)
MIK See Radexi
Mobylette Manufacturer: Knud Madsen, Copenhagen.
Mobylette Desir type A. Record Type D.
NSU Importer: Fred. Rasmussen. Manufacturer: NSU Werke, AG, Neckarsulm.
Quickly. Engine: NSU.
Olympic Marques: Crescent & Olympic Bicycles, Copenhagen.
Olympic de luxe 55 (Olympic Spedway.). Engine: Rex.
Olympic de luxe 56. Engine: BFC manufacturer.
Manufacturer: Brothers Westergaard, Copenhagen. Hilfmotor.
Bülowsvej 42, Copenhagen, 1950s
The firm was a major retailer of mopeds and cyclemotors including Falke, Falter, Imperial, Mopedo and Stoewer Greif. Engines used were Zundapp, JLO and BFC.
They also sold a large range of spare parts and components for mopeds.
The Mopedo scooter had a Zündapp engine, and the moped a BFC.
Manufacturer: Poul Jørgensen & Co., Copenhagen.
Sport de luxe (Sport Standard.). Universal Standard.
En Gros sales Zealand: Piil & Brokholm, Slagelse.
A Gros sales Fyn, Jutland: A / S Sønderdal Nielsen, Veijle.
Presto 55 H and 55 D. Engine: BFC
Presto 56 RH and 56 RD. Engines: Rex and BFC
Presto 256. Engine: BFC.
Puch General Representative: OE Andersen, - Minerva. 50 MSL. Engine: Puch.
Importer: Erik Hansen & Co., Copenhagen .
Regent De luxe Engine: SCO
Remmington Engine: SCO
Rex Dansk Cykle Industri A / S, Copenhagen.
SCO Engines and Mopeds 1950s
Skandsen Manufacturer: NC Bang, Odense. Engine: BFC 108
Skyland Engine: Express
Solio Engine: SCO
Starley BFC engine
Starut Manufacturer: Fa. Star., Odense. Engine: BFC.
See also Everton
Swell Esbjerg Cycle Storage, Esbjerg. Engines: BFC and SCO
Tomos Imported by Scandinavian Spare Parts Import A/S, Odense.
Totaco Hilux Motor - see BBE
Trent Engine: BFC and Rex.
Trumpet Manufacturer: REVA, Aalborg. Invalidmoped. Engine: Puch.
Vap Manufacturer: Dansk Cykle Industri A / S, Copenhagen. Mopeds
VeloSolex Manufacturer: Simonsen & Nielsen A / S, Copenhagen. Mopeds
Victoria Importer: C. Reinhardt A / S, Copenhagen V. Vicky Mopeds
Vidar Mopeds with BFC and SCO engines
Vulkan see CFA Manufacturer: Claudi Fischer, Alborg.
Walther Mopeds using BMA, BFC, Zündapp, JLO engines
Between 1914 and 1916, William Mörch built four motorcycles. All are believed to have had different engines. One V-twin survives, tastefully restored.
Source: Klaus Kristensen
Rex engines see Rex of Halmstad
Sources include: mo-ped.se/knallert, stemplet.dk
Further reading: Danske knallerter by Willy Poulsen, and Under 50 kubik by Jens Jessen.
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