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3245T Marlborough
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Motorcycle Photographs, Three Early Examples.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3245T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 08, 2019 12:00PM


Motorcycle Photographs, Three Early Examples. Including an image of Oscar Hedstrom (1871-1960), co-founder of Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company, and his partner Charles S. Henshaw (1876-1946) riding the Tandem Pacer in a test against a locomotive engine (period caption in pencil on the verso, mounted on a period mat), 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.; and two copies of the same image of Harry D. Elkes of Glens Falls, New York, the world middle distance champion, racing against two riders on a Tandem Pacer along the Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts, c. 1900. (3)
Estimate $200-300

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Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company, Charles S. Henshaw, Harry D. Elkes, Cambridge