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Catalog Number 2004.34.1.2
Object Name Patent
Title Patent for New and Improved Driving Mechanism for Bicycles or Velocipedes by De Witt Webster Spence of Guelph, 1898
Date 06/18/1898
Year Range from 1898.0
Year Range to 1898.0
Description Patent for new and improved driving mechanism for bicycles or velocipedes, 1898. The patent is two pages printed on cream coloured paper with black type. The first page is text about the mechanism and is 43 lines long and is patent no. 4804. At the top of the page is the crest of Canada with the patent number on the left and the date on the right. below is the date of application and approval dates and then below that are the 43 lines that give complete specifications of the patent. .2 Is the drawing of the mechanism with letters that refer to the specification on .1 The drawing is of a bicycle with a main focus on the area around the pedals and gears. The mechanism was designed by De Witt Webster Spence of London Road, Guelph.
People Spence, De Witt Webster
Subjects SPORTS - BICYCLING
Dimensions .1 27.7 cm long x 18.5 cm wide
.2 27.3 cm long x 36.3 wide (open)