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Raglan Cycle Co. Ltd

Raglan cycles : fitted with world renowned anti-friction ball bearings and "micrometer" frictionless free wheels / Raglan Cycle Co. Ltd., Coventry.

[Coventry, England] : [Raglan Cycle Co. Ltd.], [between 1903 and 1909]
Physical Description:
40 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TL435 .R35 1903 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Issued in a purple envelope. Title from envelope front.
Undated. Pages 28 and 30 list "Motor identification marks," a system introduced in the UK in 1903. The company initiated liquidation in 1909 (See: Grace's guide to British industrial history).
Catalog of bicycles manufactured by the Raglan Cycle Co. of Coventry, England. Includes advertisements for 19 bicycles sold by Raglan, each with a picture of the model, detailed specifications, and current price. Models include the Xtralyte, Imperial, Regal, Standard, Majestic, Ideal, Special, Featherweight, Popular, Universal, and the Miniature. The listings include bicycles for men, women, and children.
The versos of each leaf treat topics related to cycling, including short texts titled: On storing and cleaning a cyle; Variable gears; On touring; Regarding tyres; About free-wheels; Rules of the road and cyclists' law; etc.
Subject Terms:
Bicycle industry -- Great Britain.
Bicycles -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Bicycles -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Cycling -- Great Britain.
Raglan Cycle Co. Ltd. -- Catalogs.

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