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Panther Derivatives and Non-P&M Panthers


Panther Derivatives

1908 Kynoch w PR engine copy - from Murray Museum1908 Kynoch w PR engine copy - from Murray Museum

These are a couple of pictures of Mats Berglind's friend's unrestored 1950 Svalan Matcher and a close-up of the engine. and a scan of the right tank transfer from Mats Berglind's 1950 Svalan.


Badge

Svalan

Svalan

Svalan

 
Sedish Tiger Albert Ohman Company in Stockholm marketed a range of machines under the name Tiger. In 1952 they badge-engineered the Svalan 75 to produce this Tiger 75. A restyled variant, the Tiger Competition, is shown in this advertisement (copied from a letter from Bosse Jansson in the 03/99 issue of Sloper, the magazine of the Panther Owners Club). Swedish Tiger
german_panther.jpg, Tom Norman, 31kbThis picture was supplied by Tom Norman who took it in a German motorcycle museum. Whilst I cannot positively identify it, it seems consistent with the above description. It is also very similar to the Sachs Panther on a web-site on Sachs motorcycles brought to my attention by Tobias Kreutz.
German PantherThis is the model KS152, presumably a 150 cc machine. I imagine the picture is taken from period advertising material. (Sorry, I forget who sent me this picture.)
German Panther This is the model KS175S, presumably a 175 cc machine. Again, I imagine the picture is taken from period advertising material. (Sorry, I forget who sent me this picture.)
1951 KS-98 German Panther This is a 1951 model KS-89 (Thanks Harri Rosenqvist for picture.)
1953 KS175Volker's 1953 KS175

Early La PanthereEarly La Panthere
La Panthere La Panthere
La Panthere
La Panthere
 
La Panthere
La Panthere
 
La Panthere tank and badge
These were made by Shin San Tong in Taiwan. They are basically Yamaha CT-1s. There was presumably a licensing agreement between Yamaha and Shin San Tong.
Isuzu Panther

Apparently Isuzu made a Panther minibus/MPV in Japan in the early / mid 1990s.

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