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Utilia Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Made in France from 1929 to 1936 by Lucien Corbeau
Etablissements CL
10 rue Achille-Martinet
PARIS (18°)

These machines were assembled using engines from Aubier-Dunne, JAP, Madoz, A.B, Chaise, Duten, LMP, Staub and Train.

Models include:

1914-1920 283cc SV, similar to Deronzière
1920-1928 Type A 346cc SV & OHV
1920-1939 Type B 346cc SV & OHV
1924 Type C 500cc
1930 Type AI8 175cc Madoz two-stroke
1930 Type BI8 250cc 3-speed sidevalve Aubier et Dunne
1930 Type CI8 350cc 3-speed OHV (also available with 500cc SV or OHV engine)
1930 Type CI9 350cc Chaise 3-speed
1930 Type R9 500cc LMP engine.
1934 Type D3 500cc OHV Cardan.
1955-1956 125 Sport two-stroke

Jack Sport

This was another of the Corbeau companies, operating in Courbevoie. It is believed to have built mostly 350 and 500 JAP sidevalve and OHV models from 1927 to 1931, along with a JAP-powered cyclecar.

Sources: JLB Creations, Wikipedia NL, et al.

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