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    Raleigh Bicycles (Howitt and Son Ltd., Circa 1950's) Advertising Poster (20" X 30"). Young man on bicycle being chased by lion. Inset of sleeping lion and man with bicycle. UK double crown dating from the early 1950s. The tagline: "The All Steel Bicycle" highlights Raleigh pride in its steel frame and wheels. Steel was a magic word in Great Britain and Raleigh stood by the industry so associated with the height of the Industrial Revolution by resisting the trend to use aluminum in the construction of its bikes. Very Fine condition on Linen.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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