High Wheeler-Penny Farthing lamp: makers - datation ??

Discussion in 'Antique Bicycles Pre-1933' started by Velo-dream, Nov 28, 2017.

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  1. #1 Posted Nov 28, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    does anyone have info about this High Wheeler lamp ?

    thanks for looking

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  2. #2 Posted Nov 28, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Hello,

    It appears as though you may have one of Cooper's "Inextinguishable" Hub Lamps - circa 1879 by Rea, Neale, and Bourne. Cooper went on to form the partnership of Hillman, Herbert, and Cooper .

    Cool early suspension lamp !

    Images are from Peter Card's "Early Cycle Lighting" pgs. 27 & 28 . IMG_2149.JPG IMG_2153.JPG IMG_2154.JPG IMG_2155.JPG

    Glenn
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Pretty Awesome... ---------Cowboy