1910 – De Westvlaamsche Leeuw

 

1910-_de-westvlaamsche_leeuLouis had seven children, one of whom, Aimé, was to become the driving force behind the Flandria brand. Together with his brothers and sisters, Aimé chose the name De West-Vlaamsche Leeuw (The West-Flemish Lion). By 1910 the Claeys had sold 150 bicycles; the bicycle was becoming the favoured mode of transport for the working man.

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