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Döring Spatz Folding Scooter

A Brief History of the Marque

Named after its designer, it was manufactured in Braunschweig in 1951 by the Robert Goerke scooter company. Powered by an auxiliary bicycle engine from Rex Motorenwerke of Munich, the scooter may be dismantled into two parts by loosening a bayonet catch. It was intended to be a shopping vehicle which could also be transported in the boot of a car.