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Old 01-17-18, 01:26 PM
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Hercules and Rudge

Hi All, I've recently been given a couple of old bikes.

Ones a Hercules 'Safety Model' (#US 443) and the others a Rudge (of some sort) and have been told the latter is circa 1903 (#22 written over the top of 49232, which may have another in front but unclear...

The chain wheel on the Rudge looks not to be original... ...but what do I know

Any information about the age, origin and value of these bikes would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks in advance!
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Also try The C.A.B..E. (Classic and Antique Bicycle Exchange. The site is geared more towards pre-WW2 and pre-WW1 bikes.
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No help but nice projects!

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If you are truly wanting more information rather than a valuation,

I would post those bikes here:

For the love of English 3 speeds...

You will receive all the information that you can handle and then some.

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