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Velomobil Dreirad

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured by Herrmann Dettmann, Berlin, Lindenstrasse 108, 1905-1908

A dreirad with a 3½ h.p. engine mounted above the front wheel, the Velomobil was constructed for goods delivery and as a passenger vehicle. At times sales figures were second only to the Cyclonette, which it resembled.

Source: Axel Oskar Mathieu Archive

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