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Salmson. (France) 1921-1957.

Well-known aeroengine manufacturer, the Societe des Moteurs Salmson started by building the British GN under license: they launched their first Salmson in 1921, and fitted it with a 1086cc engine with four push-pull-rods, which controlled both the inlet and exhaust valves.

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Salmson SMS emblem. (source: Radiator Emblem Collection)

At the same time, engineer Petit evolved a racing version with dohc. In 1923, Salmson presented an 8/10hp of 1194cc, then in 1930 they started the S4 series with a dohc 1500cc engine which was finally developed to 2.3 litres in the last new Salmson models made in 1953. Salmson cars won many sporting events.

(Vintage European Automobiles)

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Salmson radiator emblem. (source: Radiator Emblem Collection)


Salmson logo.

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Salmson logo.

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Salmson logo.

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Salmson radiator. (source: Radiator Emblem Collection)

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Salmson radiator emblem. (submitted by Joaquin Massana).

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Salmson wheel hub.

1951 salmson randonnee brochure

1951 Salmson Randonnee brochure cover. (source: AutoHistorian )

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