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Photography, Prints & Ephemera

Wed, Aug 17, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 370

Ten pieces of motorcycle and bicycle ephemera

Estimate: $140 - $280
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Sold Price includes BP

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Ten pieces of early motorcycle and bicycle ephemera, to include a real photo post card of an Indian motorcycle; an Eclipse Machine Co. clutch catalog; cover and typed letter from Jonas L. Knoll, patentee and manufacturer of Knoll's Spring Frame Bicycles, dated 1899; cover and receipt from Pierce Cycles, dated 1899; covers from Central Cycle Mfg. Co. and Chas. S. Smith & C; an invitation to participate in a July 4th parade in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, dated 1898; and a post card depicting J. C. Ferguson of the Eclipse Machine Co. riding a bicycle, advertising Morrow coaster brakes, letter - 11 1/2" x 8 1/2".

Competitive in-house shipping is available for this lot.


Eclipse catalog with some insect damage to front cover and hinge, pages clean, Knoll letter with small hole along crease, covers with some wear.

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