Smith Pony Star bicycle

Smith Pony Star bicycle

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Description
This American Star bicycle was built by the H. B. Smith Machine Company, of Smithville, New Jersey. It bears the serial number 3025, which dates it to around 1885. The Star bicycle has a large rear wheel and a small front wheel, the opposite set-up of the Ordinary (penny-farthing) bicycle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Bicycle
Other Terms
Bicycle; Road
maker
H. B. Smith Machine Co.
ID Number
TR.279005
catalog number
279005
accession number
55662
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Atwater Smith
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
Bicycling
Transportation
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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