Bicycle, Aero Special

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made in Coventry, England

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Bicycle, Aero Special

This ladies' bicycle was made by Rudge-Whitworth of Coventry in England. It dates from around 1910. The model name is 'Aero Special'.

The bicycle is painted black with gold pin stripes. The lettering 'No 2 AERO SPECIAL' appears above the Rudge-Whitworth badge on the headstock. The lettering 'RUDGE-WHITWORTH, BRITAINS BEST BICYCLE, SPECIALLY APPOINTED, HM THE KING' appears on the top tube and on the oil bath chaincase. The frame number 788605 is stamped on the right-hand side of the seat tube. The handlebars, cranks and pedal spindles are all celluloid covered. It incorporates a fully enclosed chain case.

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Online ID: 000-180-001-133-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  T.1990.51
Date: Around 1910
c. 1907
Material: Steel, rubber, paint, nickel, leather, glass, cotton and sisal. Inscription: No 2 AERO SPECIAL; RUDGE-WHITWORTH, BRITAINS BEST BICYCLE, SPECIALLY APPOINTED, HM THE KING; DUNLOP TYRE CO; 788605
Dimensions: 1070 mm H x 490 mm x 1900 mm
What: Bicycle, woman's
Who: Bates (Maker of the saddle)
Dunlop Tyre Co. (Maker of the tyres)
Moorhouse Ltd (Maker of the saddlebag)
Rudge-Whitworth, Coventry, England (Maker)
Where: England, Warwickshire, Coventry
Scotland, Perthshire, Aberfeldy
Description: Woman's bicycle, No. 2 Aero Special, by Rudge-Whitworth of Coventry, England, c. 1907
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