Advertising package for Boston Cycle Company, a short-lived bicycle manufacturer
Advertising package for Boston Cycle Company, a short-lived bicycle manufacturer

Advertising package for Boston Cycle Company, a short-lived bicycle manufacturer

Boston: 1899. Unbound. This lot includes a 14-page 6.5” x 3.5” catalog with b/w illustrations, a letter on company stationery, and the envelope in which it was mailed. All are in nice shape. Very good. Item #009141

The Boston Cycle Company was founded in 1897 and originally sold both new and second hand bicycles made by other manufacturers including Victor, Columbia, and Rambler, along with a variety of parts and accessories. It soon began to produce its own models, the Algonquin, Bellingham, and Number Seven. Public records and contemporary newspaper advertisements/articles suggest that the company went out of business around 1903. This catalog features men’s and ladies’ Algonquin models, fittings, hangers, and sprockets.

Price: $200.00

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