27th June 1953 (No Comments)
1953 J.C.Parkes ” Magpie ” Bike made by Parkes Lightweight Cycles – Century Works – Aston Brook Street – Birmingham 6. Parkes Lightweight Cycles were hand made and are quite rare. The founder James Parkes of James Parkes and Sons started producing bicycle frames and fittings in 1895. Parkes and Sons turned into ” The Sun Cycle Fitting Company ” Producing Bicycle and Motor Cycle Frames and Fittings. F.C. Parkes Grand son of James was responsible of the Development of Parkes Lightweight Bicycles. Eventually Sun Cycle Fittings was absorbed the the British Bicycle Giant ” Raleigh ” in the 1960s. This Magpie Bicycle is original as found and would be a great addition to a collection or a Retro Rider.
Local Sale: Cash Pickup in Golden, Colorado. Cash Price is Lower than our web posted prices.
Non Local Sales: You will be billed through Paypal and Shipping is: $120 for this bike to most of the US.