JAP Motorcycle Engines

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J.A.P. Italy

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1928-1931, a collaboration between Antonio Baudi and sidecar maker Meldi using JAP OHV 500cc engines.
Tragatsch p89.

In 1922 began producing motorcycles under the JAP-Garanzini marque.

1926-1928, Milano

Achille Fusi used 175 cc JAP engines made under licence in Italy and Burman gearboxes made under licence by Fiat, and by 1937 they were producing a range of motofurgoncini with mostly 500cc JAP engines.

Manufactured by Edoardo Mascagni, 1924-1935
JAP SV and OHV engines of 173 to 499 cc

Manufactured by Officine Meccaniche Giuseppe Meldi, Torino, 1927-1947
Used 248, 348 and 498cc engines from JAP and Rudge.

Moto Arnaldi
Early machines had British engines including JAP.