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Bailleul Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

34 rue de Kléber à Levallois-Perret

Louis Bailleul built motorcycles from 1904 to 1910 and utilised both Peugeot and Buchet engines, some of which were water-cooled.

La Perle

Side-valve motorcycle built by Bailleul in 1905, possibly for another company. Bourdache p440.

The firm also built an automobile believed to have been powered by an English four cylinder Thornton engine.

Bourdache numerous mentions.

N.B. Louis Lefévre built La Perle automobiles from 1913 in Boulogne-sur-Seine. There is no relation between the two firms.

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