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This 1890s built Tiffany fixed gear bicycle is pretty exquisite. The “silver mounted” lady’s bike comes with a Brooks saddle and carved ivory handle grips. It’s estimated to sell for between $50,000 – 70,000 at an upcoming auction at Bonhams NY in early June. According to the description “only a handful of these luxury two-wheelers were produced,” one of them for turn of the century actress Lillian Russell. Close-ups and detail shots of the elaborate workmanship after the jump.


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