Bicycle Auction: Pedaling History Bicycle Museum Session I
December 1, 2012 at 10 AM (EST)
We are honored to be offering you the contents of The Pedaling History Museum Collection.
We were deeply saddened by the passing of Carl Burgwardt and our hearts go out to his family and all who knew him. His contribution to the hobby is both significant & acklowledged. He will be greatly missed.
THUR. NOV. 29: 11AM-5PM, FRI. NOV. 30: 11AM-7PM
C. 1892 Telegram, patented by Frank H. Bolte, made by Sercombe-Bolte, Mfg Co. Milwaukee, WI. Front wheel driven, 30" x 24" diameter wheels. Only known example, restored and rideable. Illustrated in Collecting and Restoring Antique Bicycles by G. Donald Adams (fig. 7-34, page 218).
Sold Price: $26,450
C. 1887 G & J "American Safety". Extremely rare, about 10 known. Restored.
Sold Price: $24,150
C. 1898 Old Hickory made by Tonk Mfg. Co. Chicago, IL. Wooden framed lady's pneumatic. Christy saddle, restored. This is supposedly the first American ladies wood safety.
Sold Price: $14,375
C. 1960 Bowden "Spacelander" bicycle, white fiberglass, manufactured by, Bomard Industries. Excellent original condition.
Sold Price: $13,800
C. 1890 Iver Johnson Men's hard tire safety, 30" wheels, nice restoration, rideable.
Sold Price: $10,925
C. 1892, Columbia #1, Spring Fork, hard tire safety, twin tube frame. Includes: Springfield rifle, ammo box with ammo, Salisbury headlight, bedroll, saddlebags, bugle. One of three unique military bikes to be offered in upcoming sales.
Sold Price: $9,775
C. 1886 Quadrant Tricycle, serial # 2343, 36" x 24". Incorrect saddle, over painted, rideable.
Sold Price: $9,775
C. 1937 Elgin Bluebird balloon bicycle. Older restoration.
Sold Price: $9,488
19th c. Pierce Poster Framed. Site, 81" x 41". "Niagara Lith. Co. Buffalo, NY 1898". Superb condition, probably the best known example.
Sold Price: $9,200
C. 1886 Special 45" Pony Star high wheel bicycle, serial #1392, HB Smith Machine Company, Smithville, NJ. Rare additional step, older restoration, rideable.
Sold Price: $8,913
C. 1878 Shire Boneshaker w/ unique period bell, 41" x 31" diameter tire, Manufactured in Detroit, MI. Original condition, recovered saddle.
Sold Price: $7,475