Starley Bicycle, ca. 1887

Starley Bicycle, ca. 1887

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The Starley Brothers of St. John's Works, in Coventry, England, built this Psycho brand bicycle around 1887. The bicycle is of the improved cross-frame, safety type with a crank-bracket stay, a stay between the steering head and the top of the saddle post, and a pair of stays from the rear end of the rear fork to the top of the saddle post.
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Object Name
Bicycle, 1887
Other Terms
Bicycle, 1887; Road
date made
ca 1887
Associated Place
United Kingdom: England, Coventry, Coventry
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of J. E. Hosford
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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