I've reproduced some of these filigree decals - I currently have available one set of ten each for numbers 885, 900, 1208, and 1213.
This includes eight frame decals and two fork decals. $40/set of ten, shipped.
This is the best source...
Sorry, I just saw this post.
Merkel downtube decal measurement is 5.6 inches long.
Merkel headtube decal is 3" high.
These measurements came from the downtube of my 1916 bike and the headbadge decal of the Motorcycle Museum of America's 1915-16 bicycle example.
The Atascadero Escape bicycle was one of the highlights of Faber's Cyclery in San Jose. It is entirely handmade or salvaged from non-bicycle parts with the exception of the fenders. I believe the grips were added later. I have no idea about the sprocket. It has garden hose tires.
Yep. As far as I know, metallic gold and full color cannot be printed together on a single waterslide decal. I think you'd have to make two separate decals and layer them on top of each other. The varnish transfer technology has some advantages over waterslide.
The other challenge is simply...