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The NS motorcycle was the first motorcycle to be designed, manufactured, and sold in Japan. Approximately 20 units were sold under the NMC (Nihon Motorcycle) brand. However, no actual example exists any longer, and only a documentary record remains.
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Storage location:DEMIZU TSUTOMU (3-7-21 Akasakadai, Sakai-shi, Osaka 590-0144)
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Year manufactured:1909
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Manufacturer:NMC, Narazo Shimazu
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Classification:Designs/literature
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Current status:In storage: open to the public
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Vehicle name / Manufacture
Vehicle name:NS Motorcycle
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Company name:Narazo Shimazu, Tankin
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Location of actual vehicle/replica:Tsutomu Demizu (3-7-21 Akasakadai, Sakai-shi, Osaka 590-0144, Phone: 0722-98-7374)
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Year manufactured:1909
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Model / Weight
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Body / Size
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Body / Axle / Driving / Others
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Engine/ Size / Power
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Drive-train
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Performance
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Reference materials:Tsutomo Demizu, "Otobai no okoku" (in Japanese), Dai-Ichi Hoki (1991)
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