Automoto 350 cc side valve 1930 frame # 32805 engine #20246
Automoto was one of the pioneer French makes: bicycle production started in 1895 in St. Etienne, and the first motorcycles and tricycles came on he market in 1899.
Initially own brand engines were employed , in later years Automotos were powered by engines made by Zurcher, Chaise, JAP and Villiers to name a few.
The machines were very sturdy and of great durability.
This particular model has an outside flywheel engine, Sturmey Archer 3 speed gearbox and full electric lighting.
It has been restored meticulously!