Lot 305: A circa 1885 Singer & Co. 56-inch Ordinary, having an oval backbone swaged at the rear to incorporate forks holding an 18-inch trailing wheel, the hollow fluted front forks hold adjustable main bearings and a bronze hub with 6-inch slotted cranks and 'Matchless' type pedals, a 20th-Century made hub lamp is fitted, the?-inch crescent rims possess butted spokes and black rubber tyring, 26-inch hooped handlebars with 'T' handles are fitted and an 'International' type saddle with a later leather cover, also offered is a Victoria No 24 Ruggle bell, two early spanners, one example marked 'Singer', and a patented bicycle lock with a key. (5)
Dominic Winter's Automobilia & Motoring Literature Vintage Bicycles Maritime & Railways, Toys & Models
Thursday, 12th November 2015
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