1899 Bicyclette Liberator

 

 

 

Apparently, ‘Cycles Liberator’ opened their Pantin factory in 1898, and were purchased by La Francaise Diamant in 1909.

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1899 Bicyclette Liberator

24″ Frame

28″ Wheels 

 

1899 LIBERATOR 18 copy

This Liberator is another late 19th century French machine that is better know in the 21st century because of its Belle Epoche posters.

I’ve left it pretty much as I found it. Though we mechanically restored it, it retains its turn-of-the-century tyres on wooden wheels.

 

 

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1899 LIBERATOR 35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1907 LIBERATOR CATALOGUE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1907 Liberator catalogue with thanks les copains de  tontonvelo – http://forum.tontonvelo.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7198