Humber Penny Farthing



Humber, Marriot & Cooper ordinary bicycle, circa 1882.

52 inch driver, 18 inch tail, direct spokes to crescent rims, rubber pedals, hollow forks, hollow backbone, straight bars, trademark to saddle spring. 
This machine is largely original in terms of components save for rear spokes, pedal rubbers, brake and saddle cover. 
Fitted with inter-war acetylene lighting. 
Metal looks very sound with tiny pits under an elderly professional yellow finish with black lines. 
The machine comes with a quantity of papers and pictures tracing its history back to 1904