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SACI: 1959-Late 1960's Brazil
SACHS: 19??'s Germany
SADEM: 1951-54 France
SADIAN: 1956-63 Spain
SAFTICYCLE:1946-50 USA
SAGITTA: 1928-30 Czech
SALSBURY: 1936-51 USA
SALIRA: 1955-Early 1960's Belgium
SALTLEY: 1919-24 UK
SALVE: 1925-26 Italy
SAMP: 1951 Italy
SAMSON: 1914-15 Australia
SAMPSON: 1921 South Australia
SANCHOC: 1922-24 France
SAN CHRISTOPHORO: 1951-54 Italy
SANCIOME: 1901 Italy
SANGLAS: 1949- Spain
SANKYO (Rikyuo): 1935-62 Japan
SAN-SOU-PAP: 1923-36 France
SANTA MARIA: 1951-63 Italy
SAN YANG: 1962- Taiwan
SANYO: 1958-62 Japan
SAR: 1920-25 Italy
SAR: 1923-30 Germany
SARACEN: 1967-73 UK
SARCO (SARCO-RELIANCE): 1920-23 UK
SARENKA: 1961- Poland
SARKANA-SWAISNE: 1958- Latvia
SAROLEA: 1898-1957 Belgium
SARTORIUS: 1924-26 Germany
SATAN: 1929 Czech
SATURN: 1921-27 Germany
SATURN: 1925-26 UK
SAUND: 1970- India
SAVA: 1949 Belgium
SAXON: 1970s?- UK
SAXON MOTORCYLES: 2005-? USA
SBD:
1923-24 Germany
SCALDIS: 1914 Belgium
SCAMANDER: 1916 Australia
SCARAB: 1967- Italy
SCARABEO: 1968- Italy
SCARBOROUGH: 1901-06 Tasmania, Australia
SCHAEFER: 2001 Germany
SCHEIBERT: 1911-13 Austria
SCHICKEL: 1912-15 America
SHIFTY: 1979- Italy
SCHERBAN: 1911-15 Russia
SCHLIHA: 1924-33 Germany
SCHLIMME: 1924-25 Germany
SCHMIDT: 1921-24 Germany
SCHNEIDER: 1924-26 Germany
SCHNELL-HOREX: 1952-54 Germany
SCHOLZ & TEGENER: 1923 Germany
SCHROFF-RECORD: 1923-25 Germany
SCHUNK: 1924-26 Germany
SCHURHOFF: 1949-53 Germany
SCHUTT: 1933-34 Germany
SCHUTTOFF: 1924-33 Germany
SCHWALBE: 1922-24 Germany
SCHWALBELIHA: 1901-05 Switzerland
SCHWEPPE: 1949-50 Germany
SCITSU YAMAHA: 1969 UK
SCK: 1924-25 Germany
SCOOTAVIA: 1951-56 France
SCORPA: 1990s- France
SCORPION: 1951-56 UK
SCOTO: 1949-Early 1950's France
SCOTT: 1909-81 UK
SCOTTA: 1952-55 France
SCOTT-CYC-AUTO: 1934-50 UK
SCOUT: 1912-13 UK
SCYLLA: 1931-37 France
SEAL: 1914-21 UK
SEARS: 1912-16 America
SEARS: 1964-69 America
SECAM: 1951 France
SEEGARD: 1924-25 Germany
SEELEY: 1966- UK
SEILING: 1938-39 Italy
SEITH: 1949-50 Germany
SELTEN: 1909-14 Russia
SENIOR: 1913-14 Italy
SERTUM: 1931-51 Italy
SERVETTA: 1973- Spain
SERVICE: c1900-12 UK
SESSA: 1950-56 Italy
SETTER: 1954-56 Spain
SEVEN STAR: 1908 Australia
SEWUT: 1924-26 Germany
SFM: 1956-64 Poland
S-FORTIS: 1929-31 Czech
SFW: 1924-26 Germany
S & G: 1926-32 Germany
SGS: 1927-31 UK
SH: 1925-28 Germany
SHAMROCK: 1906-11 Australia
SHARRATT: 1920-30 UK
SHAW: 1909-23 America
SHAW: 1904-22 UK
SHEFFIELD-HENDERSON: 1919-23 UK
SHERCO: 1998?? Spain
SHIFTY: 1975-78 Italy
SHIN MEIWA: Early 1950's-Early 1960's Japan
SHL: 1935- Poland
SHOWA: Early 1950's-60 Japan
SHRIKE: 1984 USA
SHUMAN: 1895-97 Russia
SHUTTLEWORTH SNAP: 1935 Wigan UK
SIAMBRETTA:
1960s Argentina
SIAMOTO:
1995 - Italy
SIAMT: 1907-14 Italy
SIAT: 1924-26 Italy
SIC: 1921-25 France
SICRAF: 1947-53 France
SIDE-BIKE: 2001 France
SIEG: 1922-30 Germany
SIEGFRIED: 1925 Germany
SIGNORELLI: 1928-30 Italy
SIGURD: 1903 Germany
SILK: 1950s Japan
SILK: 1974- UK
SILO: 1912 Australia
SILVA: 1919-20 UK
SILVER PIDGEON: Early 1950's-65 Japan
SILVER PRINCE: 1919-24 UK
SILVER STAR: 1905-07 Australia
SILVER STAR: 1953-58 Japan
SIM: 1953-55 Italy
SIMCA: 1939 France
SIMARD: 1951-54 France
SIMMONS: 1910 Australia
SIMMS: 1903-07 UK
SIMONCELLI: 1927-35 Italy
SIMONETTA: 1951-54 Italy
SIMONINI: 1973- Italy
SIMPLEX: 1902-68 Holland
SIMPLEX: 1919-22 UK
SIMPLEX: 1921-50 Italy
SIMPLEX: 1930'S Australia
SIMPLEX: Late 1930's-Late 1960's America
SIMSON: 1949- East Germany
SINGER: 1900-15 UK
SIPHAX: 1951-56 France
SIRDAH: 1914 Victoria, Australia
SIRDAH: 1915 Tasmania, Australia
SIROCCO: 1925-28 Czech
SIRRAH: 1922-25 UK
SIS: 1950- Portugal
SISSY: 1957-60 Austria
SITTA: 1950-55 Germany
SJK: 1956-Early 1960's Japan (see Suzuki)
SKF: 1961-65 Russia
SKIPEE: 2001 Australia
SKO: 1924-26 Czech
SKOOTAMOTA: 1919-22 UK
SL: 1924-25 UK
SLADE-JAP: 1920-23 UK
SLANEY: 1921-22 UK
SLAVIA: 1899-1908 Czech
SLINGER: 1900-01 UK
SM: 1935 Poland
SMART: 1925-32 Austria
SMART: 1922-27 France
SMITH MOTORWHEEL: 1914-19 USA
SMS:
1913-14 UK
SMW: 1923-33 Germany
S&N: 1901-08 Germany
SNOB: 1921-25 Germany
SOCOVEL: 1947-55 Belgium
SOK: 1925-28 Sweden
SOKOL: 1936-39 Poland
SOJUZ: 1925 Russia
SOLEX: 1950s France - Possibly better known as makers of carburettors, Solex made nearly three million of these small engines which were used mainly for mopeds. Sold in France as Velo-Solex
SOLO: 1949- Germany
SOMMAIRE: 1903 Belgium
SORIANO: 1947-49 Italy
SOS: 1927-39 UK
SOUPLEX: 1947-53 Belgium
SOUTHERN CROSS: Mid to late '20's NSW, Australia
SOUTHERN CROSS: Mid '30'S QLD, Australia
SOUTHEY: 1905-25 UK
SOVEREIGN: 1907-16 Australia
SOYER: 1920-35 France
SPA-JAP: 1921-23 UK
SPACKE: 1912-15 USA
SPAKE: 1911-14 America
SPARK: 1921-23 UK
SPARK: 1903-04 UK
SPARKBROOK: 1912-25 UK
SPARTA: 1931- The Netherlands
SPARTACO: 1990s-?? Germany (Moto Guzzi specials)
SPARTAN: 1920-22 UK
SPARTON: 1976- UK
SPAVIERO: 1954-55 Italy
SPECIAL-MONNERET: 1952-58 France
SPEED: 1951-56 France
SPEED-KING-JAP: 1913-14 UK
SPEEDWELL: 1916 Australia
SPEER: 2001 Germany
SPENCER: 1905-? Australia
SPHINX: 1903-04 Australia
SPHINX: 1923-26 Belguim
SPIEGLER: 1923-32 Germany
SPIESS: 1903-05 Germany
SPINDLER: 1922-25 Germany
SPIRIDITIS: Early 1950's- Latvia
SPORTON: 1990s Australia
SPRING: 1910-40 Belgium
SPRINGBETT: 1909-17 Australia
SPRITE: 1965-71 UK
STABIL: 1931-33 Belgium
STADION: 1958-66 Czech
STAFFETT: 1953-Early 1960's Norway
STAG: 1912-14 UK
STAHL: 1910-14 America
STANDALOFT: 190? Tasmania, Australia
STANDARD: 1913-14 Australia
STANDARD: 1922-24 Germany
STANDARD: 1966 Sweden
STANDARD: 1925-Early 1950's Germany/Switzerland
STANGER: 1921-23 UK
STANHOPE: 1912-15 Australia
STANLEY: c1902 UK
STAR: 1898-1914 UK
STAR: 1895-c1900 Germany
STAR: 1914? Australia
STAR: 1920-22 Germany
STAR: 1919-21 UK
STAR-GEM: 1930-33 Belgium
STARLEY-DION: 1890s Russia
STARLEY-PSYCHO: 1898-1901 Russia
STARLEY-ROVER: 1890s-? UK
STAUB: 1931 France
STEEN: 1962-75 USA
STEFA: 1951-54 France
STEFFEN: 1990s - Germany/Taiwan
STEFFEY:
c1902-10 America
STEIDINER: 1925-27 Germany
STELLA: 1921-36 Belgium
STELLAR: 1912-14 UK
STERLING: 1952-54 France
STERNA: 1922-24 Germany (see also ARISTOS)
STERVA: 1953-56 France
STERZI: 1948-Early 1960's Italy
STEVENS: 1914 NSW, Australia
STEVENS: 1915 South Australia
STEVENS: 1934-37 UK
STEVENSON: 1912-16 Australia
STEWART: 1930s Victoria, Australia
STEWART SCOOTER: New Zealand - An unsuccessful attempt to manufacture a scooter in New Zealand by the late Jack Stewart, who had lost a leg in a motorcycle accident, developed an artificial leg with an automatic toe pick-up
STICHERLING: 1923-26 Germany
STIMULA: 1902-WW1 France
STIRLING: 1911-18 Australia
STOCK: 1924-33 Germany
STOEWER: 1904-05 Germany
STOLCO: 1922-24 Germany
STOLFORD: 1905? Australia
STOW: 1910 Australia
STRAND: 1914-24 Australia
STREAK: 1912-14 Australia
STRICKER: 1952 Germany?
STRIKE: 1999 Western Australia
STROLCH: 1950-58 Germany
STRUCO: 1922-25 Germany
STUART: 1911-12 UK
STUCCHI: 1901-27 Italy
STURM: 1923-25 Germany
STYLEMASTER: 1990s USA
STYLSON: 1919-WW2 France
STYRIA: 1920-22 Austria
SUDBRACK: 1949-51 Germany
SUDBROOK: 1919-20 UK
SUECIA: 1928-40 Sweden
SULKY: 1954-57 France
SULLIVAN: 1922? Australia
SUMITA: 1951-55 Japan
SUN: 1911-61 UK - Bicycle makers since 1906, Sun produced a wide variety of two and four-stroke motorcycles
SUN: 1914 Australia
SUNBEAM: 1912-57 UK
SUNDIRO: 1990s- China
SUNLIGHT: 1910-15 Australia
SUPERBA: 1928-35 Italy
SUPERB-FOUR: 1920-21 UK
SUPER FLEA: 1960s USA
SUPERIA: 1925-28 Germany
SUPERIA: Early 1950's Belgium
SUPER-X (see Excelsior): 1924-30 USA - As there were Excelsior motorcycle manufacturers on both sides of the Atlantic during the 20s, the Amerian Excelsior company, owned by the Schwinn Bicycle Company, renamed its export models as "Super X" to avoid any confusion with the English Excelsiors
SUPER-X (see Excelsior-Henderson: 1997- USA
SUPPLEXA: 1922-32 France
SUPREMOCO: 1921-23 UK
SUQUET: 1929-34 France
SURGICAL STEEDS: 1990s USA
SURREY: 1912-16 Victoria, Australia
SURREY: 1909-14 NSW, Australia
SUT: 1921-27 Germany
SUTHERLAND: 1904-WW1 Australia
SUTTON: 1898 Australia
SUZUKI: 1936- Japan
SUZY: 1932-33 France
SVALAN:1950s Sweden
SWALLOW: 1903 Australia
SWALLOW: 1946-51 UK
SWALLOWER: 1990s Netherlands
SWAN: 1911-13 UK
SWAN: 1916 Australia
SWASTIKA: 1913-16 Australia
SWIFT: 1898-1915 UK
SWINGLER: 1915 Australia
SWM: 1971- Italy
SYM ZHINAG SHANG: 1990s-? China
SYMPLEX: 1913-22 UK
SYPHAX: Early 1950's France