German Motorcycles

Walter Motorcycles

Walter 1905 Typ B 4hp 500cc
Photo by Hans Denzel

A Brief History of the Marque

German motorcycle 1903-1942 by Walter G.m.b.H. in Mühlhausen & Thüringen

A Walter Model 5 from the early years of the 20th century, resides at Kamen Castle in the Czech Republic.

Jeane Herveu, one of the first women to race, rode a Walter in the French M.C.F. of 1903.

There is a 1948 Walter 250 at the Solvang museum. This may not be related.

1928-32 Z.T. 229 Touren Modell 6 P.S. Villiers engine
1928-32 TZ. Sp. 129 Sport Modell 7 P.S. Villiers engine
1930 Z.T. 330 9 P.S. 300cc Windhoff engine
1933 200 Sport F&S engine 196cc
1933 350cc Villiers 342cc, 3 speed F&S gearbox

For more information on the marques see German Resources

There is also a Walter sidecar

Sun Dec 20 2009
onlisted motorcycle
Walter 1921 v-twin 750cc across the frame
mention on pages 57 and 105 on military motorcycle bug by David Ansell
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