C. 1885 "Pony" Star 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, VG cond.
Sold Price: $5,500
Auction: 20th Annual Bicycle Auction, April 16, 2011
Category: Bicycle Auctions
Tags: Bicycle, Pony, Star