Gruno Headbadge
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Name: Gruno Headbadge
Brand: Gruno
Badge Type: Painted or Decal
Frame Types: Utility / Internal Geared
Country: Netherlands
Years: 1900's; 1910's; 1920's; 1930's; 1940's; 1950's; 1960's
Added By: tjan on 02/24/08
Updated By: JFischer on 05/13/12
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An old Dutch bicycle manufacturer with a typically byzantine corporate history, Gruno was founded in 1897.  Gruno became part of the Adek manufacturing combine in 1926.  It is not clear when the Gruno name  was discontinued, but 1968 seems likely.  Gruno was especially innovative, first applying the fixed dynamo for lighting and the expanding bolt for fixing the handlebar stem to the fork.
 See also Stokvis a brand which was closely related to Gruno in the 1950s. 
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