Victory Bicycle

Description
This high-wheeler bicycle was built by the Overman Wheel Company of Boston, Massachusetts around 1886. This bicycle was Overman’s Victor model, which was ridden to many racing victories in the late 1880s by Stacy Cassady, of Millville, New Jersey. It was donated to the Smithsonian in 1921.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1886
maker
Overman Wheel Co.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Associated Place
United States: Massachusetts
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
steel (frame material)
rubber (pedals material)
leather (saddle material)
Measurements
overall: 60 3/4 in x 72 in x 25 1/2 in; 154.305 cm x 182.88 cm x 64.77 cm
ID Number
TR.307216
catalog number
307216
accession number
66457
Credit Line
Gift of Edward Hosea Sithens
subject
Cycling
See more items in
Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
Bicycling
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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