E.Sclaverand, inventor of the Presta valve, founds the Etablissements E.Sclaverand of metal turning in Paris.
1st patent filed by E.Sclaverand (pneumatic stamp).
The brothers Alcide, Félix and Alfred Rousseau create their company AFA in Paris.
Etienne Sclaverand receives the silver medal at the Chicago World's Fair.
Registration of a new toe-clip system by the AFA company.
Edouard-Charles Morin buys the Sclaverand company.