Automoto 1929 350 cc 1 cyl sv



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!