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Schwinn Paramount Tandem Bike-1975

Schwinn Paramount Tandem Bike-1975

On loan from James Greene.

Schwinn made tandems on their Paramount production line from 1969-1979. The Paramount name was reserved for top-of-the-line Schwinns. Today, this factory continues to make bicycles under the name Waterford Precision Cycles.

 

Schwinn Stingray Fastback- 1966

Schwinn Stingray Fastback- 1966

In 1963, the new Schwinn Stingray was an instant success as a highly stylized bicycle that captured the California car culture of the1960s.

Schwinn Whizzer Model WZ-1948

Schwinn Whizzer Model WZ-1948

Whizzer motor kits were introduced by Breene-Taylor Engineering Corporation, a Los Angeles maker of aircraft parts, in 1939. 

Scootacar MK I-1959

Scootacar MK I-1959

It may seem hard to believe, but the manufacturer of the Scootacar also produced railroad locomotives.  The Scootacar was developed in 1957 by the Hunslet Engine Works of Leeds, Yorkshire, UK, by Henry Brown, using a Villiers two stroke engine.

Scootacar MKII De-Luxe- 1964

Scootacar MKII De-Luxe- 1964

It may seem hard to believe, but the manufacturer of the Scootacar also produced railroad locomotives. The Scootacar was developed in 1957 by the Hunslet Engine Works of Leeds, Yorkshire, UK, by Henry Brown. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Scootacars Ltd
SEAB Flipper I- 1978

SEAB Flipper I- 1978

SEAB (Societe d'Exploitation et d'Application des Brevet) was perhaps best-known as the manufacturer of the plastic bodies used on Citroën's Mehari, but they later became a manufacturer of vehicules sans permis, or "unlicensed" microcars - cars small enough to not require the legalities of full-sized autos.

Sears Allstate Compact Puch Scooter- 1966

Sears Allstate Compact Puch Scooter- 1966

In the early 1900s, small towns and farms in America were far from the centers of commerce and the idea of mail-order shopping was essential.

Sears Saber 50 (Puch)-1966

Sears Saber 50 (Puch)-1966

Those sold as Puch’s had two carburetors, while the sears bikes had to make do with one carburetor.  The Sabre is the late-model Puch street replacement for the “Compact.”  The 5-hp engine and saddle seat was powerful and roomy for two.  Puch stopped manufacturing motorcycles in 1986.

SHL M-17 Gazela-1968

SHL M-17 Gazela-1968

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Sima-Violet Cyclecar- 1924

Sima-Violet Cyclecar- 1924

This company began under the name “Sicam” in 1912 and produced a small cyclecar. In the early 1920s they began making 98cc engines for attaching to bicycles. By 1924, the company was reformed under the new name for the purpose of making the Sima-Violet.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Sté Industrielle de Matériel Automobile
Simca Aronde Plein Ciel-1961

Simca Aronde Plein Ciel-1961

In 1958 Simca updated the Aronde and made the body more modern-looking.  The model here is called the Plein Ciel, which means "full sky", because of the generous amount of window area.  The bodies were built by the Parisian coachbuilder Facel.

Simca Weekend Prototype- 1954

Simca Weekend Prototype- 1954

The origins of Simca date back to 1922 when Teodoro Enrico Pigozzi was sent to France to buy scrap metal for the FIAT works. Instead, he settled in France, was appointed FIAT’s main distributor, and began manufacturing cars in 1928.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Sté Industrielle de Mécanique et Carrosserie Automobile (S.I.M.C.A.)
Simca-Gordini Type 5 Race Car

Simca-Gordini Type 5 Race Car

Simca built FIAT cars under license in France. Simca had many sporting successes, thanks to the attention of amÉdÉe Gordini a French-domiciled Italian. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Simca
Sinclair C5- 1985

Sinclair C5- 1985

The Sinclair c5 is a 3-wheeled, battery operated vehicle invented by Sir Clive Sinclair.

Skoda 1101- 1948

Skoda 1101- 1948

By 1919, the Skoda Company had its own automobile department and began building cars under license. In 1925, they produced their first cars under the Skoda name.

  • Country of Origin: Czechoslovakia
  • ASAP
Skoda Octavia-1960

Skoda Octavia-1960

This Skoda Octavia is totally original except for the fluids, battery, and tires.  It has a mere 2,384 miles on it.

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