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