Very rare C. 1889 King 48″ high wheel (ordinary) safety bicycle
Very rare C. 1889 King 48″ high wheel (ordinary) safety bicycle, King Wheel C. N.Y.C. 1886-1890. Ratchet drive made by Ames Mfg. Co., Chicopee Mass., 1 of 16 known and only 30 made. Good restored condition. Pedaling History Museum Collection.
Sold Price: $184,000
C. 1898 Comet wooden framed female pneumatic safety
C. 1898 Comet wooden framed female pneumatic safety, Comet Cycle Co. Toronto Canada. 20 1/2″ frame, very original unrestored condition, nickel plating worn. “Lucky Tread…made in Canada for Canada Cycle and Motor Company Limited” tires. Retains wooden chain guard handlebars and rear fender, “Smith Hygienic” saddle, folding basket. Unrestored very original survivor. Good condition.
Sold Price: $23,400
c. 1886 Columbia safety high wheel bicycle so called “Kangaroo”, manufactured by Pope Mfg. Co. Boston MA
c. 1886 Columbia safety high wheel bicycle so called “Kangaroo”, manufactured by Pope Mfg. Co. Boston MA, 38″ wheel geared to 47 1/2″. First American application of chain drive. Original cost 140.00. Restoration missing one spoke.
Sold Price: $17,250
Auction: Bicycle Auction: Pedaling History Bicycle Museum Session III, October 19, 2013
Category: Bicycle Auctions
Tags: Bicycle, Columbia, High Wheel, Kangaroo, Pedaling History Museum, Pope Mfg. Co., Safety
C. 1888 “Pony” star high wheel safety
C. 1888 “Pony” star high wheel safety, patented by George Pressey of Hammonton NJ, produced by H.B. Smith Machine Co. Smithville NJ. Very original example, untouched condition. Serial no. 3626, retains identification badge, cast bell, possibly original saddle, 24″ front 39″ rear wheels, original grips, brakes, Old Sol head lamp, tires appear to be replaced. Very good rider, one of the best original Stars we have offered. This is the smallest example of this machine we have offered.
Sold Price: $16,380
Springfield Roadster High Wheel Bicycle
c. 1889 Springfield Roadster 50″ high wheel safety, made in Boston. Note gear drive. Concours restoration, the best Springfield Roadster we have offered.
Sold Price: $12,995
Gormully & Jefferey High Wheel Safety Bicycle
C. 1880’s Gormully & Jefferey high wheel safety (ordinary) bicycle. Restored by Tom Greene. Scarce example. 47″ wheel. Nice restored condition. Provenance: James Carpenter Collection Part II.
Sold Price: $11,700
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