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1936 French SWB Recumbent

The question is, when was was the first recumbent made?  This is the earliest bent of the short wheel base (SWB) variety I have seen, by a Mr. Albert Raymond.  I know of an earlier long wheel base bent invented by Jarvis in the U.S., from 1902, but this is the earliest SWB I have found.  That it was from France should be no surprise, since Charles Mochet was making recumbents in France about that time period.

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