Italian Motorcycles

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S.A.M.P. Motorcycle Engines

A Brief History of the Italian Marque

Manufactured by Società Anonima Meccanica di Precisione, c.1936-1954

Address: Via P.A. Rappini 29, later Via Galliera 12 (office) e Via Ponte Romano 38 (workshop). Then in 1958, Via Stalingrado 79 (workshop) Bologna.

Pre-war they manufactured quality gears of all kinds, and by 1939 were producing worm gears and a variety of other parts for cars, motorcycles and tractors.

Around 1952 they began building micromotors and in 1954 two models were offered of their Farfallino 48cc two-stroke.

Source: Museo del Patrimonio Industriale, Bologna