Le Cycliste 1947 Mai  2

M.A.F.A.C. Sécurité brakes

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  • Le Cycliste 1947 Mai 2

    This advertisement from May 1947 about the Sécurité trousse already indicates -contrary to what is said in Vintage Bicycle Quarter vol. 3 issue 1, page 19- the company's name MAFAC: création M.A.F.A.C. This is the earliest ad I do know from Sécurité/MAFAC…

  • Le Cycliste 1947 Aug MAFAC


  • Le Cycliste 1947 Nov MAFAC - 2

    The shortly lived brand "Sécurité" has been changed around November 1947 to MAFAC as this advertisement in the French magazine "Le Cycliste" shows.


  • Le Cycliste 1947 Nov MAFAC-2

    The shortly lived brand "Sécurité" has been changed around November 1947 to MAFAC as this advertisement in the French magazine "Le Cycliste" shows.

  • Bottin 1947/'48 MAFAC

    An early advertisement showing that besides their tool kits and their cantilever brakes Mafac also offered a brake lever.

  • Le Cycliste nov 1951 Mafac Racer ad

    Another advertisement from Le Cycliste which shows the Racer model -maybe for the first time- and highlights the oil ports "avec orifice de graissage". This one is from November 1951


  • Le Cycliste 11 1952 Mafac advertisement

    This 1952 ad shows that there were different brake levers associated to the two types of brakes Mafac made at this time, the CRITERIUM and the RACER model. This suggests that the so-called open back lever has not been replaced by the semi-open back lever…

  • Mafac early 1950s leaflet #1 front

    Undated leaflet which shows an "open-back" lever as well as a "semi-open" one and the children's cantilever brakes "Jacky" with four dotted brake pads (instead of 3-dot ones). Brake pads only with 4 and 5 dots. Again a hint that the open back lever has no…

  • Mafac early 1950s leaflet #1 rear

    Reverse side showing tool kits which include a repair kit made by Rustines.


  • Mafac early 1950s leaflet#2 front

    Undated leaflet which shows "semi-open" brake levers only and the children's cantilever brakes "Jacky" with 3-dotted brake pads as well-known. Single brake pads with 3, 4 and 5 dots. Although the Racer model is illustrated with the Dural Forgé writing al…

  • Mafac early 1950s leaflet#2 rear

    Reverse side showing tool kits which include a repair kit made by Dissoplast.

  • Mafac in Le Cycle Oct 1950

    Advertisment before introduction of the Mafac Racer model