German Motorrad

Hermes Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marques

Two different German firms used this name.

1. IBH (Motorradbau Ing. Berwald Hamburg) built a 123cc two-stroke with Eismann magneto, 1922-1925. A second source says that Eduard Berwald built around 100 machines until 1929. One of these is displayed at the Zweirad Museum Neckarsulm.

2. Hermes Motorfahrzeug GmbH of Berlin built motorcycles 1924-1925, one of which was a 350cc JAP.

Sources: GTU Oldtimerservice,

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