1896 Columbia Model 40

WHY YOU SHOULD BUY A COLUMBIA

It is the Standard Bicycle of the World.
It is fully guaranteed by the greatest house in the bicycle business.
You will never feel obliged to apologize for it – its nameplate is a certificate that you have the best bicycle made.
– 1896 Columbia sales brochure

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1896 Columbia Model 40

23″ Frame

28″ Wheels

(Now sold)

This Model 40 is in excellent all-round condition. The saddle is British. The pedal sides display the Columbia script. For maximum practicality it has been fitted with a retro metal wheelset with coaster brake. As well as “never feeling obliged to apologize for it” (according to the 1896 Columbia brochure) it’s freewheel, a fast lightweight machine, and is ready to ride.

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