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Dobro Motorcycles

Address: 1, Impasse del la Cite, Nevers.

Image (right) is a mid-1920s Hellessen manufactured by Louison. It has a 250cc Moser 4T engine, 3 speed gearbox, chain-chain and Terry seat. It was probably also available with a 350cc Zurcher engine.

There was Dobro-Motorist brand built in Germany in the 1920s, unrelated to the French marque.

Sources:, Didier Mahistre.

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