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1920s Flying Merkel Bicycle

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Antique collector's piece!

1920s Flying Merkel Bicycle

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You could be the proud owner of this vintage Flying Merkel Bicycle. This bicycle was produced by the Miami Cycle MFG&CO. Flying Merkel was a motorcycle company (which you can find history on here: http://www.theflyingmerkel.com/site/history,33.html). This great bicycle is looking for a new home, and it could be yours.

This bicycle is in great as found condition. The original paint looks great with few chips and scratches, with really nice silver double pinstripe and silver "Flying Merkel" on the down tube. The painted wood rims look great! Tires are hard and crusty. The nickel plating is there but rusty. The Musselman arm-less coaster looks good and seems to "function".

Nothing has been done to this bicycle and we would recommend a full tune up and parts replacing before riding.
This bicycle is being sold as is, please see photographs for details.

Seat tube - 20.5in (Center to Center)
Top Tube - 21.5 (center to center)
Stand-over height - 31in

Seatpost - Original "7" style
Saddle - Original? looks smaller girls
Stem - Original
Handlebars- Original
Headset - Original
Brake calipers - Rear coaster hub
Crankset - Original With skip tooth sprocket
Pedals - Original? well worn
Hubs - Musselman arm-less coaster laced to original painted wood rims.

Serial #- 127591
Reference #- 24280

Additional Information

Year 1920
Gender Womens
Color Black
Speeds Single
  • Metal Encased Wooden Rims
  • State of the Art Womens Saddle
  • Rare & Collectable!
Frameset Info not available
Components Info not available
Drivetrain Single Speed Coaster Brake
Decade 1920s
Country of Origin United States
Used or New Used
Can be seen at 640 W Washington
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