Object StatementBicycle, gentleman's safety type, Dursley Pedersen, metal / leather, made by R. A. Lister & Co, Dursely, Gloucestershire, England, 1899-1910
Physical DescriptionBicycle, gentleman's safety type, Dursley Pedersen, metal / leather, made by R. A. Lister & Co., Dursely, Gloucestershire, England, 1899-1910
The bicycle features a triangular frame of light duplicated metal tubes with a saddle slung between the front and rear forks. It has a 3-speed hub gear. The 26 inch wheels have pneumatic tyres and tangential spokes. Other features include rod-activated brakes to both wheels, an original Pedersen leather tool bag, mudguards, pump bracket, drop handlebars, acetylene lamp at the front and lamp bracket on the rear. The bicycle is finished in bottle green. The hammock-style saddle is not original, and there is a non-original bracket under the saddle. The chain guard and pump are missing.
The acetylene lamp, object number H7809, at the front has been added for display.