c.1924 Garelli 346cc
Lot 489
c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103
Sold for €9,775 (US$ 12,002) inc. premium

Lot Details
c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster Frame no. MG4109 Engine no. G7103 c.1924 Garelli 346cc c.1924 Garelli 346cc c.1924 Garelli 346cc c.1924 Garelli 346cc
c.1926 Garelli 349cc Roadster
Frame no. MG4109
Engine no. G7103
Garelli's split-single two-stroke stayed true to its maker's original conception until production ceased in the mid-1930s. The machine offered here is typical of the post-WWI design complete with magneto in front of the cylinders, integral two-speed gearbox - the latter a simplified version of that designed by Adalberto Garelli for Bianchi - and chain final drive. Although equipped with a front brake, this model retains the unusual method of rear brake operation by means of two pedals, one on either side of the machine. It should be noted that the gear pedal is missing.

Footnotes

  • Garelli 349 cm3 Routière c.1926
    Cadre n° MG4109
    Moteur n° G7103

    Le deux-temps deux cylindres à chambre commune de Garelli conserva le principe de fonctionnement original de son créateur jusqu'à la fin de la production au milieu des années 1930. La moto proposée ici est caractéristique du modèle d'après la Première Guerre mondiale avec sa magnéto placée en avant des cylindres, sa boîte intégrale à deux rapports - cette dernière étant une version simplifiée de la boîte conçue par Adalberto Garelli pour Bianchi – et sa transmission finale à chaîne. Malgré la présence d'un frein avant, ce modèle a conservé sa commande peu courante de frein arrière par deux pédales, une de chaque côté. On notera l'absence de la pédale du sélecteur.
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