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Lot 536 536* Fabrique Nationale Shaft Drive Bicycle. An early twentieth century bicycle with a 24½-inch frame, 17-inch handlebars with grey celluloid grips, 28-inch Westwood rims finished in black enamel with gilt accentuation lines and cream tyres fitted, the shaft drive mechanism appears to be intact and working well benefitting from original cranks and period pedals. Front and rear oil lamps are fitted, as are front fork mounted foot rests, leather saddle and a plunger brake

537* A circa 1907 Lea Francis gentleman’s roadster. A fully restored machine having a 27-inch frame numbered 10575, centre pull stirrup brakes on nickel-plated 28-inch Westwood rims, nickel-plated 17inch handlebars with the lea Francis patented brake levers, single speed coaster rear hub, Lea Francis pedals, patented pedal lock, leather frame bag, double ringing bell and a c1910 Powell and Hanmer ‘Panther’ acetylene gas lamp and rear reflector. A delight

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£800-1200

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£1000-1500

Dominic Winter  

Motoring Literature, Automobilia, Vetern & Vintage Bicycles, Maritime & Railways, Toys & Models | 12 May 2016_High Res

Dominic Winter  

Motoring Literature, Automobilia, Vetern & Vintage Bicycles, Maritime & Railways, Toys & Models | 12 May 2016_High Res