King Wheel Company
Very rare C. 1889 King 50" high wheel (ordinary) safety bicycle
Very rare C. 1889 King 50" high wheel (ordinary) safety bicycle, King Wheel Company 51 Barclay Street, N.Y.C., 1886-1890. Ratchet drive made by Ames Mfg. Co., Chicopee Mass., 1 of 16 known and only 30 made. Retains saddle, grips, pedals, adjustable rear step, name badge "The King Patent Sept. 86/Nov. 87....". Provenance: Dave Pooler to David Metz to James Carpenter. SN# 24. Good condition.
Sold Price: $18,720
Auction: 25th Annual Bicycle Auction, April 16, 2016
Category: Bicycle Auctions
Tags: Bicycle, High Wheel, King, King Wheel Company, Ordinary