Red 'Preston Star' bicycle, c. 1927. Built by Rupert Bates and Bob Metcalf for Tom Gascoyne Junior

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bicycle
Date Used
1927
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Brief Description
Red 'Preston Star' bicycle, c. 1927. Built by Rupert Bates and Bob Metcalf for Tom Gascoyne Junior. Handlebars swing up and forwards. It has toe-clips and a thin leather saddle. Built at High Street, Preston workshop.
Measurements
H: 1015 W: 340 D: 1740mm (H: 39 15/16 W: 13 3/8 D: 68 1/2")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1927
Location
In storage
Registration No
1987.1650.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Rupert Bates

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I have a photo of my dad on a Preston Star bike around 1943

- Greg Sampson

Posted on 28-03-2022 09:07:42