29th Annual Bicycle Auction
June 26, 2021 at 9 AM (EST)
Annual Antique & Classic Bicycle Auction featuring bicycles, bicycle memorabilia, parts, accessories and collectibles.
Until further notice we will NOT be open to the public and this sale will be conducted via online, absentee and phone bidding. We can be contacted via e-mail or phone calls for any questions regarding lot conditions, bidding procedures, pick up or shipping inquiries or any other concerns you may have.
Online or by Appointment, call 518-329-1142
Rare 1889 Psycho Safety Tandem. Starley Brothers, St. John's Works, Coventry, England. Serial #14 of possibly 100 units manufactured. Believed to be one of maybe a dozen examples left in the world. When the Starley Brothers exhibited their bicycles in 1888 and 1890, this Psycho did not appear, giving proof that this is a "one year only" production. Intended for ladies and gentleman with double steer and double brakes. 30" wheels fitted with new 7/8th tires. Weight 74 pounds. Geared to 57 inch. Matching ladies and mens saddles. Matching pedals. Both front and rear coasting steps. Rare example and opportunity.
Sold Price: $20,650
C. 1891 Western Wheel Works 30", "Our Special #10", hard tire safety bicycle. Nice restored condition. Features front lamp, bell. Comes with stand.
Sold Price: $12,980
1939 Montgomery Wards Hawthorne “Zep” mens deluxe. Unique twin-bar frame construction. Complete with dual Delta Silver Ray headlights, illuminated horn tank & taillight rack, spring suspension front fork with fork lock, chrome full length chainguard, original Hawthorne Zep speedometer made by Stewart Warner, Wards Riverside Mate whitewall tires, Torrington 10 pedals. Original unrestored condition.
Sold Price: $9,440
C. 1885 "Pony" Star High Wheel bicycle, Mfg. by H. B. Smith Co., Smithville NJ. Featuring a 44" wheel, older restoration includes new front wheel. This example retains brakes, has proper solid rubber tires, restored saddle, pear grips. Stars have unique drive mechanisms and are considered America's first safety highwheel. They did very well in competition against other highwheel safeties. Pony's are considered the most comfortable riding machine in the Star safety series. Excellent rider. Good condition.
Sold Price: $8,850
Scarce C. 1899 Dursley Pederson bicycle. Skip tooth chain. Barn fresh condition.
Sold Price: $6,785
19th c. boneshaker. 38" front driving wheel and 32" rear wheel. Length is 73". Height from ground to top of handlebars is 48". Brass hub bands with wood spokes and rims. Tires are iron bands. Appears to be original decal on head, it's unclear of the meaning. Brass plate with French inscription. Original seat pan with leather pad. Frame is solid having 7 flat sides in an oval shape. Matching bronze pedals. Complete having retained the original patina.
Sold Price: $5,605
Rene Herse men's 24" lightweight bicycle. Fenders, lights, air pump. Good condition. From the collection of award winning actor Anthony LaPaglia.
Sold Price: $4,720
C. 1935 Ingo-Bike, MFG. by Ingersoll Division of Borg Warner Co., designed to achieve perpetual motion with it's off set hub rear wheel. Nice restored condition.
Sold Price: $3,894
Rare 54" Lakin's High Wheel #986 Cyclometer. Approx. 5 1/2" L.. Good condition.
Sold Price: $3,186
The collection while owned by the Brentwood Trust is the work and foresight of Anthony LaPaglia. Anthony is an award winning actor who starred in the long running CBS series “Without a Trace”. He is a best Broadway actor Tony award winner for his portrayal in Arthur Miller’s “View From the Bridge”. He is the last actor who had the benefit of notes on this play directly from Arthur Miller.
Anthony has played in over seventy movies and television series. He is currently on Netflix in “Bad Blood” a series depicting organized crime in Canada. His distinguished career has allowed him the flexibility to dabble in various collections including collectible watches (previously auctioned by Christie’s) and now steel modern and vintage bicycles.
Collection of Reverse Glass Painted Signs
MORE BICYCLE & TRANSPORTATION ITEMS TO BE SOLD SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25, 2021
Including a collection of Tour de France autographed racing JERSEYS, EPHEMERA, sophisticated racing BICYCLES, and collectible bicycles – as well as TRANSPORTATION related items.
View Auction details: https://www.copakeauction.com/auction/bicycle-and-transportation-auction-2021-09-25/