C. 1960's Bowden "Spacelander" bicycle in "charcoal" black
C. 1960's Bowden "Spacelander" bicycle in "charcoal" black. Retains rear rack (usually missing), manufactured by Bomard Industries, Grand Haven Michigan, designed by Benjamin Bowden, an English industrial designer noted for his work on early Chevrolet Corvettes and the iconic Ford Thunderbird. This model represents industrial design as art. Mr. Bowden finally produced approx. 522 bicycles circa 1957-1961. Ex Jimmy Valentine collection, North Hollywood, CA. Serial #B009969. Very good condition.
Sold Price: $7,020
1869 Velocipede with Michaux label
1869 Velocipede with Michaux label, with step for mounting, 38" front wheel, 28" rear wheel. Considered one of the first bicycle manufacturers. Michaux worked in Paris. Pedaling History Museum Collection.
Sold Price: $6,900
Exceptional C. 1898 Pierce chainless 22" frame pneumatic safety "cushion" frame model
Exceptional C. 1898 Pierce chainless 22" frame pneumatic safety "cushion" frame model having double leaf spring front forks and "Hygenic Wheel Co." rear shock (made for Pierce). This restored example has all the bells and whistles including Kelly handle bars, celluloid grips, "Christy" anatomical saddle, Pierce Arrow logo leather tool pouch, matching pedals, New Departure (made for Pierce) front and rear hubs, matching "Elizabethtown Universale Tire Co." red, 28" button tread tires. Stunning restoration, super paint with color matched rims, excellent nickel plating. The best Pierce we have ever offered.
Sold Price: $6,727
C. 1880's Pony Star High Wheel Safety Bicycle
C. 1880's Pony Star high wheel safety bicycle, patented by George Pressey of Hammonton NJ, produced by H.B. Smith Machine Co. Smithville NJ., serial number "1185". 42" wheel. Retains name badge. Good condition. Provenance: James Carpenter Collection Part II.
Sold Price: $6,143
1887 Victor Hard Tire Safety Bicycle
C. 1887 Victor hard tire safety bicycle. "C" model. Frame overpainted red, nickel deteriorated, saddle worn, retains brakes, pedals as is, 31" wheels. Provenance Bob Trimble Museum Collection.
Sold Price: $6,143
C. 1897 Bamboo Pneumatic Safety Bicycle
C. 1897 Bamboo bicycle. Cataloged by The Henry Ford Museum as. Bamboo Cycle Co. LTD., E. C. England. Pneumatic safety. Tires marked 28-1 3/4", Deaccessioned from The Henry Ford Museum, ACC. NO. 30.1647.3. Overpainted, imperfections in the wood.
Sold Price: $5,850
English High Wheel Bicycle
C. 1879 Surray Machinists English ball head high wheel. 50". Horn grips. Good condition.
Sold Price: $4,388
C. 1880's Springfield Roadster High Wheel Bicycle
C. 1880's Springfield Roadster 50" high wheel. Spokes need repair on front and rear wheels, needs tires. Improper saddle. Missing gearing covers. Retains brakes, grips and handlebars. Improper pedals. Comes with 50" cyclometer (Brooks Odometer Co., Lowell Mass., pat'd Sept. 15, 1885).
Sold Price: $3,803
Scarce C. 1895 Victor Bicycle Poster in the Art Nouveau style by noted artist Will H. Bradley
Scarce C. 1895 Victor Bicycle Poster in the Art Nouveau style by noted artist Will H. Bradley. Shows some folds, minor losses, generally good condition. Site 40 1/4" x 13". Pedaling History Museum Collection.
Sold Price: $3,738