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SIMSON Brand History
Simson is quite an old name on the motorcycle manufacturing market taking into consideration that the original company which produced so many well-known bikes was founded in 1856. It all started with Lob and Moses Simson, two brothers who founded Simson & Co in order to build guns. The company grew up a lot in the next few years and, in 1986, Simson & Co started producing bicycles, followed by automobiles in 1907. Simson Supra is probably the most popular car manufactured by Simson, being available in approximately 1520 copies, all of them built between 1924 and 1934.
Because of the fact that they were a Jewish family, the Simson brothers have to run away of the country during the Adolf Hitler dictatorship. However, a member of the board took the control of the company and merged it with other firms, forming the Berlin Suhler Waffen- und Fahrzeugwerke (BSW), a business which was more focused on motorcycles than the previous company. This fact was actually demonstrate... continue reading SIMSON history →