1891 Allard Diamond-Framed Safety Bicycle

1891 Allard Diamond-Framed Safety Bicycle

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ALLARD

Earlsdon Works, Coventry

Located at Earlsdon Works, Coventry, Warwickshire, and at 62 Holborn Viaduct, London, in 1898-00. The company was formed in 1890 and by 1900 was known as Allard Cycles & Motors Ltd. G. Pilkington was the Managing Director in 1900 with J. H. Suffield as Financial Manager, W. Williamson as Sales Manager, and Charles J. Band as Company Secretary. Registered numbers 322315, 287257 and 294719. It had a French agent, Albert Boucher in Paris c.1890.

Made the ‘Allard’ model 1892-00.

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FEATURES OF THIS 1891 SAFETY BICYCLE:

Solid (‘cushion’) tyres

30″ Wheels with original crescent rims

7″ slotted cranks

Inch-pitch block chain

24″ handlebars

Rear mounting step

Rear wheel adjusters

Plunger front brake

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This bicycle has now been sold

Published on May 28, 2009 at 3:47 pm  Leave a Comment  

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