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1868-Michaux-Velocipede-with-Rubber-Tyres

1868 Michaux Velocipede with Rubber Tyres

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1869 French Velocipede 05

1869 French Velocipede (Top Quality Manufacture)

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1869 Horse Head Velocipede

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1869-Velocipede-01

1869 Velocipede ‘Ephrem Jean’

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1869 Sargent Paris Velocipede 05

1869 Velocipede by Charles Sargent, 73 Champs Elysees, Paris

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1869-French-Velocipede-04

1869/1870 French Transitional Velocipede

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18691870-French-Velocipede-05-copy

1869/1870 French Velocipede

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1870 French Transitional Velocipede 67

1870 French Transitional Velocipede with Duplex Backbone

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1870 Transitional Velocipede 05

1870 Transitional Velocipede

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1870s-1880s-METAL-VELOCIPEDE-TRICYCLE

1870s French Metal Velocipede Tricycle

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1875-Wooden-Velocipede-Tricycle-05

1870s Wooden Velocipede Tricycle (W. Quinn Patent)

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1870s Wood Velocipede 05

1877 Boys’ Wooden Velocipede Bicycle

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1889_Peugeot_01

1890 Peugeot Cross Frame Safety

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1891_Peugeot_01

1890 Peugeot Crossframe ‘Bicyclette Populaire’

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1892_Peugeot_Charrette_05

1890s Charrette Peugeot (French Dog-cart)

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1890s Velocipede Horse Tricycle 92

1890s Velocipede Horse Tricycle

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1894-upsloper-bicycle-velo-dog-pistol

1890s Velodog Pistol: French Cyclists’ Dog Scarer

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1892-Bicyclette-Quadrant-01

1892 Bicyclette Quadrant ‘No 22’

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1893-Humber-of-Paris-0-copy

1893 Humber Road Racer (Paris Depot)

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1895_Clement_011

1895 Clement & Cie Bicyclette No 1

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Cycles_Gladiator_01

1895 Gladiator de Route

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1895_peugeot_lion_01

1895 Peugeot ‘Bicyclette Lion’

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The-Gladiator-Folding-Bicycle-1896

1896 Gladiator Military Folding Bicycle

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1896 Terrot a Chaine Lavigne 05

1896 Terrot a Chaine Lavigne

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1897_Velo_Clement_02

1897 Clement & Cie ‘Velo Piste’

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1897-Velo-au-Bon-Marche-08

1897 Velo Dame au Bon Marche, Paris

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IMG_5911-copy

1898 Bicyclette F.N Chainless (Cardan, Acatene, Shaft-drive)

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1898 Gladiator  05

1898 Gladiator de Route

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1899-Beeston-Humber-Chainless-Safety-68

1899 Beeston Humber Chainless Safety (Metropole Acatene)

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1899 Bicyclette Liberator

1899 Bicyclette Liberator

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1899-Phebus-68

1899 Bicyclette Phebus

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1897_Velo_Clement_03

1899 Clement de Luxe Path Racer

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1899-Acatene-Metropole-05

1899 L’Acatene-Metropole Velleda ‘Model 207’

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1899-Peugeot-05

1899 Peugeot ‘Bicyclette Lion A’

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1899 Peugeot Racer 05

1899 Peugeot Freres a Valentigney ‘Bicyclette Extra’

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1899-MAURICE-GARIN-12

1899 Velo ‘Garin’ – Societe Garin & Bernaux (Maurice Garin)

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1899 Clement Bicycle 05

1899 Velo Dame ‘Clement’

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1898_Bernasse_16

1899 Velo de Course Bernasse (Baudou Cushion Tyres)

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1900-Georges-Richard-03

1900 Bicyclette Routiere Georges Richard

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FOR SALE 1898-Capitaine-Gerard-Folding-Bicycle-50

1900 Peugeot Capitaine Gerard Folding Bicycle

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IMG_4980-copy

1900 Velo de Course E. Collesson (Great Western Mfg Co American Export)

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1899_Capt_Gerard_05

1900s Peugeot Captain Gerard Folding Bicycle

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1901 GEORGES RICHARD 05

1901 Bicyclette de Dame ‘Georges Richard’

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peugeot_captain_gerard_011

1901 La Bicyclette Pliante Peugeot et Portative System du Capitaine Gerard

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1901 Francaise Diamant 05

1901 La Bicyclette Societe La Francaise ‘Modele pour Dame’

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1901-peugeot-chainless-04

1901 Peugeot Sans Chaine (Acatene)

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1905-Clement-Racer-06

1902-05 Clement Lightweight Racing Bicycle

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1903-Manufrance-05

1903 Bicyclette Manufrance Hirondelle

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1903_Terrot_Bicycle_03

1903 Bicyclette Terrot de Dame Modele No 1

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1903-metropole-acatene-05

1903 L’Acatene Metropole a 2 Vitesses ‘Model 351’

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1904_LA_VIE_AU_GRAND_AIR_754

1903 LA VIE AU GRAND AIR

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1904_Brillant_05

1903 Machine ‘Brillant’ No 1 (Dursley-Pedersen 3-Speed Gear)

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1904_Terrot_Model_A_01

1904 Bicyclette Terrot ‘Modele A’ (Gents)

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1904_FRANCAISE_DIAMANT_01

1904 La Bicyclette Societe La Francaise Grand Luxe pour Dame

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FOR SALE 1904-Alcyon-Acatene-Chainless-bicycle-02

1904 Metropole Acatene Chainless bicycle (badged as Alcyon)

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FOR SALE 1905 Magnat Debon 3 Speed 05

1905 Magnat Debon ‘Modele G’ 3-Vitesse (dans le pédalier)

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1905-Velo-Grands-Magasins-du-Louvre-06

1905 Velo Dame Grands Magasins du Louvre

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1906_Deronziere_01

1906 Deronziere Autocyclette 282cc

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1907_Bonnet_Morel_10

1907 Bonnet & Morel ‘La France’

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1908 Manufrance Hirondelle 05

1907 Manufrance Hirondelle Modele No 5 pour Homme

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1909 Lévocyclette Terrot 05

1909 Lévocyclette Terrot

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1910-BSA-Oblin-50

1910 Bicyclette ‘Oblin’ built from BSA ‘B’ Pattern Fittings

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1910s-Terrot-Truss-bridge-03

1910 Terrot Truss-bridge

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1910-De-Dion-Bouton-Modele-Routier-06

1910 Velo De Dion Bouton ‘Modele Routier’

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1910 Houssouliez la Calaisienne 05

1910 Velo Garcon Houssouliez ‘La Calaisienne’

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1910s PORTEUR Goods 05

1910 Velo Porteur ‘Goods’

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WW1 Peugeot CAPITAINE GERARD military bicycle 1

1910s BICYCLETTE PLIANTE PEUGEOT ‘SYSTEM GERARD’ #40503

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1910s-Hurtu-Sloping-Top-Tube-Road-Racer-72

1910s Hurtu Sloping Top Tube Racer

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1910s Labor Racer 05

1910s Labor Truss-bridge Road Racer

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1910s-Terrot-Route-Modele-A-04

1910s Terrot Route ‘Modele A’

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1910s_Hercule_01

1910s Velo de Course HERCULE

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1910s Velo de Piste Guillemet 05

1910s Velo de Piste ‘Guillemet’

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de_dion_bouton_bicycle_1

1911-1913 Velo de Dion Bouton

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1897 Peugeot Captain Gerard WW1 05

1912 Peugeot Captain Gerard Folding Bicycle

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1912_Peugeot_V_Twin_01

1912 Peugeot Moto Legere Type MD2 V-Twin 380cc

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1912 Bastide 05

1912 Velo Bastide ‘Meredith’ Road-Racing Model

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1913-Paris-Humber-04

1913 Beeston Humber (Paris Depot)

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1920_Cyclotracteur_01-copy

1919 Cyclotracteur

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1920s-Chatellerault-Truss-Frame-09

1920s ‘Chatellerault’ Truss-Bridge Road Racer

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1920s JH Trussbridge 05

1920s ‘Cycles J.H’ Truss-bridge Road Racer

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FOR SALE 1920s-Cycles-Paul

1920s ‘Cycles Paul’

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1920s Alcyon Curved Frame 05

1920s Alcyon Curved Frame Road Racer

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1920s Automoto X Frame 05

1920s Automoto ‘Cadre Renforcé’ (French X Frame)

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1920s Hoel 05

1920s Cycles HOEL Paris

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1910s-Cycles-Labor-04

1920s Cycles Labor

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1920s WONDER X Frame 63

1920s Cycles Wonder ‘X frame’ pour Homme

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FOR SALE 1920s-WONDER-ladies-05 copy

1920s Cycles Wonder pour Femme

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1920s French Truss frame 05

1920s French Truss Frame Road Racer

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1920s Garrouste Truss-bridge Road Racer 05

1920s Garrouste Truss-bridge Road Racer

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FOR SALE 1920s-Le-Chemineau-with-Derailleur-06-copy

1920s Le Chemineau Bicyclette Tourisme (3 speed Derailleur)

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FOR SALE 1920s-MAD-CROSS-FRAME-08

1920s MAD French Cross-frame

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1920s Hirondelle Passe-Partout 05

1920s Manufrance Hirondelle Passe-Partout

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1920s RECTA truss bridge 05

1920s Recta Truss-bridge Road Racer

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1920s REXOR Trussbridge 05

1920s Rexor Truss-bridge Road Racer

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1920s Royal Codrix Truss bridge 05

1920s Royal Codrix Truss-bridge Road Racer

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1920s St Etienne Truss frame 05

1920s St Etienne Truss frame

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1920s RAVEL French X Frame 05

1920s Terrot ‘Ravel’ Cross-frame / Reinforced Frame

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1910_terrot_truss_frame_2

1920s Terrot Truss Bridge Bicycle

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micromoteur_labinal_1

1922 Labinal Micromoteur

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1924 Monet Goyon Tricycle 05

1922 Monet & Goyon VELOCIMANE ‘Velo-Fauteuil Type G1’

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1922-Tricycle-Monet-Goyon-04

1922 Monet & Goyon VELOCIMANE Mixte ‘ Type G’ Tricycle

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1922_Motrix_Alcyon_01

1922 Roue Amovible Motrix Alcyon

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FOR SALE 1924 Berceuse Clement 05

1924 ‘Berceuse’ Clement with Front & Rear Suspension

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1920s_terrot_dame2-copy

1925 Terrot ‘Dame Touriste’ Grande Luxe

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1927 Leo Chardon 05

1927 Velo Leo Chardon

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1927 Vialle Freres bicyclette elastique 05

1927 Vialle Freres Bicyclette Elastique

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1922-Gladiator-Berceuse-05

1928 ‘Berceuse’ Gladiator (with Front & Rear Suspension)

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1928-Genial-Lucifer-Ellipitical-Chainwheel-05

1928 Bicyclette LUCIFER Homme Course (Elliptical Chainwheel ‘Elan’)

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FOR SALE 1929 LABOR Trussbridge 04 copy

1929 Labor Truss-bridge Road Racer

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1929 Manufrance 4 vitesses Reto-Directe 05

1929 Manufrance Hirondelle 4-Speed Retro-Directe Ladies

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1920s_Peugeot_7

1930s Peugeot Child’s Bicycle

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1930s-WILLIAM-Tricycle-06

1930s Triporteur William (Two-Wheel Steering)

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1930s Velo Porteur GOODS 05

1930s Velo Porteur ‘Goods’

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mecadural_01-copy

1930s-1950s Mecadural Duralumin Electra All-Aluminium Roadster

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1931_Agache_Curly_Cranks_03

1931 Agache Gent’s Bicycle with Curly Cranks

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1932-Cycles-Hiron-2-Vitesse-07

1932 Cycles ‘Hiron’ 2-Vitesse Retro-Directe pour Hommes

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1932_Mochet_Velocar_05

1932 Mochet Velocar Modele Sport Recumbent Prototype

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1933-Hirondelle-à-2-Vitesses-Rétro-Directes-Enfant-Fillette-54

1933 Hirondelle à 2 Vitesses Rétro-Directes No 60 pour Fillette

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1934 Mochet Velocar 2 Roues 05

1934-1936 Mochet ‘Le Velocar 2 Roues’

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1934-1936 Mochet Velo Velocar 01

1934-1936 Mochet Velo-Velocar

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1935 Cycles ‘Hirondelle’ 2-Vitesse Retro-Directe

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1935_Retro_Directe_04

1935 Cycles Hirondelle a 2 Vitesses Retro-Directes

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1935_Hirondelle_02

1935 Manufrance Super Hirondelle Retro-Directe Model 32 Two-Speed

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1935-Singer-Grand-Sport-05

1935 Singer ‘Grand Sport’

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1936-Cycles-Velostable-Velocar-08

1936 ‘Velostable’ Semi-Horizontal Velocar

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1936-38 Caminade Caminargent 05

1936-38 Caminade Caminargent

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1937 Peugeot Touriste 05

1937 Peugeot Touriste Homme

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oldbike_cyclauto_1

1938 Le Super Triporteur Cyclauto

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1939_Triumph_Tandem_17-copy

1939 Triumph Ladyback Tandem Model TDMLTV TriVelox

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1940s-AVIAC-Mecadural-Duralumin-Aluminium-12

1940s Velo ‘Aviac’ Mecadural Duralumin

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1947-TERROT-DE-COURSE-05

1947 Velo de Course d’Enfant TERROT

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1947-LaPerle-Duralumin-01

1947 Velo La Perle Meca Dural Duralumin

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1948 Velo Dame Genial Lucifer (Mestre & Blatge)

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1949 Moteur Auxiliaire ‘Hemy’

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manufrance_hirondelle_01

1950 Manufrance Hirondelle 6-Speed Tandem No 39

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1950s ARLIGUIE 05

1950s Arliguie

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1950s_Francaise_Diamante_12

1950s La Francaise Diamant Gent’s Roadster with Child Seat

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carousel scooter 1

1950s MONTEILHET CARROSSIER Carousel Scooter

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1950s Velo Arliguie Enfant 05

1950s Velo Arliguie Enfant

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1950s-Velo-Porteur-Raphaël-Géminiani-8

1950s Velo Porteur Raphaël Géminiani

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1950s_verdeun_bordeaux_05

1950s Velo Porteur Verdeun de Bordeaux

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VeloSolex_45_03

1951 VeloSolex 45

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1952_Selection_05

1952 Selection French Tourer

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1955-Velosolex-04

1955 Velosolex 330

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1956-Mochet-Velocar-03

1956 Mochet Velocar CM-125Y Berline

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1956_Terrot_05

1956 Terrot Grand Tourisme Luxe

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1950s-Elvish-1

1958 Randonneur Elvish

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1958-Evans-velocipede-tricycle-05

1959 Evans Velocipede Tricycle

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1959-oscar-egg-bicycle-1

1959 Velo de Course ‘Oscar Egg’

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1960_OSCAR_EGG_JUNIOR_021

1960s Oscar Egg Junior Mixte

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1960-Oscar-Egg-02

1960s Randonneur Homme ‘Oscar Egg’

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velodog_1

Pistolet Velodog MANUFRANCE ‘Mignon’

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