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Blue Streak

Finally riding a big boys bike
Nov 4, 2015
361
Erie PA
1897 wood frame bicycle made by Seaman Machinery Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There are several existing examples of the same bicycle with a Ligna name badge. The Ligna was sold by Franklin MacVeagh & Company, a Chicago grocery store.

From January 22, 1897 issue of The Wheel:
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From February 4, 1897 issue of The Referee:
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From May 28, 1897 issue of The Clinton Public (Clinton IL):
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Ligna name badge. Sold by Franklin MacVeagh & Company, a Chicago grocery store.
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Blue Streak

Finally riding a big boys bike
Nov 4, 2015
361
Erie PA
More information about Seaman Machine Company:

From December 31, 1896 issue of The Referee:
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From January 28, 1897 issue of The Referee:
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From March 11, 1897 issue of The Referee:
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stoney

Cruisin' on my Bluebird
Jul 19, 2013
3,692
66
Fuquay Varina, NC, United States
Damn gorgeous, thank you for sharing that wonderful piece. Leaving as is? or a very very light cleanup? Seems I have seen it or one similar a few years back. Here maybe?
 
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Gladiron

Finally riding a big boys bike
Jul 14, 2017
104
Tujunga, Los Angeles, CA, United States
kgbicycles.blogspot.com
Pt. 3: 1898-1904 :Automating the Furniture Industry - The History of S. Karpen & Bros.

A bit more info regarding The Seaman Machine Co.
 
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