Ordinary for adult 1880-1900 penny-farthing or high-wheeler1 of 8 images

Ordinary for adult 1880-1900 penny-farthing or high-wheeler

3 500 €

About

High wheeler, cycle with large front wheel with 116 cm diameter, bike with metallic pedals traction. Suspended and adjustable leather saddle. Brake on the handlebar actuating a brake-block rubbing on the front wheel. Frame in metal tubes. Wooden handles. Ordinary around 1880-1900. The penny-farthing was a bicycle invented in 1871.

Characteristics

  • Time:19th century
  • Origin:France
  • Material or technique:Iron
  • Sizes:47 x 163 x 133 cm (Width x Length x Height)
  • Reference:2007

Conservation status

Really good condition

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