Pierre Caminade, in the Bois Columbes region, north of Paris

Updated 1.16.2016         Click on images for larger view

This company was famous for its beautiful and elaborate mechanically assembled (vs welded) aluminum bicycles with octagonal section tubing and cast lugs. They also supplied self-branded components.

Patent papers as submitted
by Pierre Caminade, 1935

          
      

Article from Cycling Weekly 1938

Woman's bike (seen on eBay)



                         
 

Details from a frame set (eBay)

     
               

Jeff Groman's bicycle.

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City bike
 
Courtesy Hilary Stone



           

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