The history of this outstanding Werner is known until the Second World War. It comes with a pioneer certificate and a lot of records. It was featured in the magazine “The Classic Motorcycle” issue Dec.1986.
It has been restored to highest standard with care only with original parts and comes with some pics in unrestored condition. This Werner we offered here is equipped with a bulb horn and a Lucas acetyphote lamp. It is a rare opportunity for each collector of pioneer motorcycles.
The 1901 Werner is generally acknowledged as the first powered two-wheeler to carry its engine in the frame where the bicycle’s bottom bracket and pedalling gear had been located, and thus is credited as the progenitor of the modern motorcycle.
In actual fact, Gottlieb Daimler’s Einspur prototype of 1884 had mounted its engine in the same position, as had various other manufacturers prior to Werner.Werner catalogued the model “Paris-Vienna” for 1.100fr./via/read more: classic-motorcycle.com