Over the next month I'll advertise a variety of vintage bicycles and you are. Welcome to make (realistic) offers on them.
1897 HUMBER COVENTRY Light Roadster. Humber's 1897 merger with the French companies Clement, Gladiator, De Dion Bouton and Metropole turned the company into an even larger international concern, and gave them a foothold in the emerging motorcycle and automobile industries.
They had factories at Beeston, Wolverhampton and Coventry. Coventry machines were the company's cheaper models, built to cater for customers who did not require the latest Humber features such as duplex front forks and twin chainstays that were used on the Beeston models. I've determined the model from the 1898 Humber catalogue description, which says that the Coventry'Light Roadster' had 1 1/2" wheels (while the'Model A Roadster' had 1 3/4"). This example is an excellent original survivor, and ready to jump on and ride.
More photos and details at the Online Bicycle Museum. OWNER: The Online Bicycle Museum. The item "1897 HUMBER COVENTRY LIGHT ROADSTER Antique Vintage Bicycle" is in sale since Tuesday, September 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Transportation Collectables\Bicycle\Other Bicycle".
The seller is "groovydubber" and is located in Brighton. This item can be shipped worldwide.