1931 San Sou Pap 250cc SS25A Engine No. CX10371
Lot 451
1931 SanSouPap 247cc Model SS25A 'Coursifiée'. Frame no. 10307 Engine no. CX 10371
Sold for €3,220 (US$ 4,246) inc. premium
Lot Details
1931 SanSouPap 247cc Model SS25A 'Coursifiée'.
Frame no. 10307
Engine no. CX 10371
Originally in Paris, the San-Sou-Pap factory – the distinctive name meaning 'Without valves' was established in 1923, later moving to Pantin where it established a reputation as a good-quality maker of small two-strokes in what was an era of increasing post-war demand for economical transport. Originally using engine units by Ets. Train of Courbevoie, the range expanded with other power-plants, including four-stroke ones, when San-Sou-Pap became part of the Rovin concern based at Colombes. Both San-Sou-Pap and Rovin closed their doors in 1932.

This machine is a rare example of the SS25A, San-Sou-Pap's last two-stroke model, retailed then at 4,350 francs. Retaining the original mechanical parts, including the hand-change, kick-start 'box, this example is well-presented in 'racerised' trim with Gurtner carburetor, Excelsior steering-damper and a mudguard pad.

Footnotes

  • San-Sou-Pap 247 cm3 Type SS25A « Coursifiée » 1931
    Cadre n°10307
    Moteur n° CX 10371

    Située initialement à Paris, l'usine San-Sou-Pap ouvrit ses portes en 1923 avant d'être transférée à Pantin où elle se forgea une réputation de fabricant de petites motos deux temps (d'où son nom) de qualité à une époque de forte demande de moyens de transport bon marché. Après avoir installé des moteurs des Ets Train de Courbevoie, la gamme s'élargit avec d'autres propulseurs dont des quatre-temps, lorsque San-Sou-Pap fut reprise par Rovin basée à Colombes. Les deux marques cessèrent leur production de motos vers 1936.

    Cette moto est un rare exemplaire de la SS25 A, dernière deux-temps de San-Sou-Pap vendue alors 4 350 F. Toujours dotée de ses composants mécaniques d'origine, dont le sélecteur manuel et le boîtier de kick, cette machine se présente en version « coursifiée » avec un carburateur Gurtner, un amortisseur de direction Excelsior et un pouf de garde-boue.

Saleroom notices

  • La machine est propose avec Certificat d'immatriculation. This machine is now offered with Certificat d'immatriculation.
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