For bid is an original, rare 1892 "Columbia Bicycles" catalog booklet with 12 numbered pages and lots of illustrations showing different cycle models. This wonderful catalog is fully printed on blue paper stock and has company information about Pope Manufacturing in Boston, Massachusetts. The front cover shows a man in some kind of sports uniform cycling on a two-wheeler. A few pages of the catalog answer questions by people considering buying a bicycle for the first time. This includes the section "Why You Should Buy a Columbia." Models shown are as follows: The Century Columbia, Columbia Light Roadster Safety, Columbia Ladies' Safety and High Bicycles (those famous Victorian bicycles with the HUGE front tire/wheel). This wonderful booklet is bound together with a tiny piece of tied string. It's a wonderful sales / advertising brochure catalog of 1890's bicycles. CONDITION of the booklet is EXCELLENT with no missing pages and no damage of any kind... Please let me know if you have any questions whatsoever, and don't forget to look at the scan below. I will ship the item for $7.00 (plus 8.75 percent sales tax on items shipped within California). USPS INSURANCE will be added (for the protection of the buyer) to purchases over one hundred dollars. I accept checks, money orders. Please note, however, that t is a delay on personal checks. Thanks for looking and happy bidding.
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