Velocipedes for Sale (1871)

Velocipedes

First-class bicycle, 36in. front wheel, bright metal throughout. Price £14 15s; worth £10, – Address G Barton, Oxford Street, Whitstable, Kent.

A four-wheeled velocipede, in good condition. Cost £12; would take 35s – F Akehurst, Duke Street, Kington, Herefordshir

A first-rate bicycle, in good condition, 38in front wheel. Cost 10 guineas, lowest price 4 guineas – 3412E

To be sold, immediately, light 38in bicycle, perfectly sound; sold because owner wants a larger one. Price £4. (Dorset) 3502E.

Bicycle, bright steel phantom wheels, indiarubber tyres, patent spring saddle, steps and other modern improvements, nearly new, by one of the best makers. Cost £14; only £7 – apply J S Smith, 1 South Street, Worthing.

Magnificent polished steel 40in bicycle, patent lubricators, new saddle, with pocket, &c. Cost £18; price £7 – Huguenot, Iffley cottage, Bournemouth

Splendid 38in bicycle. Cost £25; any offers to £10; or £8 cash – C L A, 1 Lewes Place, Eastbourne, Sussex.

Splendid combined bicycle and tricycle, best make, new, not used six times, carriage paid. Price £3 – William Hearder, Plymouth.

Bicycle, superior, with patent anti-friction axle. Cost£10. Only used a few timesWanted, good gold watch and chain, or other jewellery, or offers suitable for a lady, or £4 in money Bicycle can be seen at the office. (London) – 3877E.

Bicycle, 48in driving wheel, with hill ascenders, oil taps and patent round spring. Cost £10 10s, price £4 10s, or exchange to the value of £6 10s – W H, Post office, Bourne, Lincolnshire.

A 4-wheeled velocipede, in excellent order and condition, constructed to carry two persons, light and easily propelled, to be sold for £5 10s – Address, J R P, Greenfield View, Wallasey Road, Liscard, Cheshire.

Bicycle, good and strong, very little used, 34in driving wheel. Cash price £3; no objection to harmonium in part exchange – 3394E.

A four-wheeled velocipede, in excellent order and condition, constructed to carry two persons, light and easily propelled, to be exchanged for anything useful. Valued at £5 10s – Address, J R P, Greenfield View, Wallasey Road, Liscard, Cheshire.

Thorough good bicycle in exchange for Brussels carpet – 3726E.

A good 36in bicycle, cost £10, to be sold cheap as owner has another – 3900E.

Beautiful gig tricycle, made to order, by Lloyd, very strong for boys of eight worth £4 10s, new, for £2 10s; a grand Christmas present to two boys – 3983E.

Tricycle wanted, second hand – Particulars and price to S J, 4 Spring Gardens, London.

The Bazaar, Exchange and Mart, and Journal of the Household, Volume 5, Dec 6 1871, p. 660

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