22nd November 2012 ()
The Sterling was 19th century American fixed gear safety bike, made by Sterling Bicycle Co. aka “Sterling Cycle Works”. The Sterling has incredible craftsmanship and was known and sold as the Bicycle “Built like a watch”. Sterling Cycle Works manufactured bicycles from 1894 to 1898 at its factory in Chicago, Illinois. In 1899 Sterling move to Kenosha, Wisconsin and the company was sold later that year.
23rd April 1939 ()
Check Out this Great Prewar Ballooner Bicycle, Quite a Rare find! I was a Day Late & a dollar short, and this Antique Gem slipped through my hands. I Can’t even tell you the night before Christmas type felling I had about this bike. Any Bike enthusiasts has had one, from the original days of your first bike, to the modern day desire that comes from studying and pondering about owning an unique bicycle. A Friend told me about this Bike and its location and my mind started running. I proceeded to drain my bank account and go and try to buy the bike.
10th March 1898 ()
This is an Antique Crescent Bicycle, Model # 11 made by Western Wheel Works of Chicago. Western Wheel Works was one of the Top Manufacturers of the times and this Crescent Bicycles has Incredible Craftsmanship. Western Wheel Works made all Crescent Parts for this Bicycle in House with an Extreme Attention to Detail. In 1898, This Bicycle was Expensive for it’s Day selling from 75 to 100 dollars. Bicycles Sold from the 1920′s to 1970′s Ranged from Affordable at 25 dollars to the Top of the Line at 75 dollars.