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Get on your (vintage) bike!

We have 4 unusual lots, (all from the same vendor) coming up in our Fine Sale on 25th September, that will surely be of interest to the ever growing group of cycling fans & enthusiasts out there. 

 

Lot 8

A French Parisienne Humber 'Special' Road Racer bicycle circa 1896

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,500

A French Parisienne Humber 'Special' Road Racer bicycle circa 1896 having all its original equipment including pedal toe clips and a chain stamped Perry's Humber, also bearing retailer's plaques for René Briet, one dated 1904. Thought to have been made as a special order. In 1896 the Humber Company had works in Beeston (Notts), Wolverhampton, Coventry, Westborough (Mass.USA), Moscow and Portugal. They also had a large depot at $ Rue de Quatre Septembre, Paris. 

Lot 9

A French Parisienne Humber Bicycles poster, 50.75 x 39.25in., formerly in the Collection at Beaulieu

Estimate: £400 - £600

A French Parisienne Humber Bicycles poster, 'Humber Premiere Marque du Monde', printed by Affiches Camis of Paris, canvas backed, 50.75 x 39.25in., formerly in the Collection at Beaulieu

Lot 10

A Raleigh Road Racing Bicycle. The Dutchman Hennie Kuiper's official team frame for 1976

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

A Raleigh Road Racing Bicycle. The Dutchman Hennie Kuiper's official team frame for 1976his year as world professional road racing champion and bearing the frame number HK1 76. Used by Kuiper in all that year's one day classics and the Tour de France. All the Raleigh team frames were made by the celebrated Dutch cycle engineer Jan Le Grand and a copy of the build sheet comes with it. 

Lot 11

A large Raleigh advertising poster: 72 x 71in. & 72 x 24in

Estimate: £400 - £600

'Raleigh World Champion Cycle Five Years out of Six - Let Raleigh Make a Champion of You Too' (depicting Reg Harris beating Arie Van Vliet in 1954 Cologne World Championships), printed in 1955 and a 'The Raleigh Lenton Sports endorsed by Reg Harris' poster 72 x 71in. & 72 x 24in 

For more details on these lots please call us on 01273 472503 or email clientservices@gorringes.co.uk