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
Auction: 29th Annual Bicycle Auction, June 26, 2021
Category: Automobilia & Transportation, Bicycle Auctions
Tags: Bicycle, High Wheel, Star