1870s- 20th Century Blacksmith built Velocipede

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1870s- 20th Century Blacksmith built Velocipede

Front Wheel 34.5″

Rear Wheel 29.5″

This is a blacksmith-built velocipede, a replica built the same as original, presumably 20th century. If square head nuts were substituted on the bolts and an earlier wood and metal saddle fitted it would be hard to tell from 1870. Quality built velocipedes had more ornate front forks, while blacksmith built ones were more basic like this.