Raleigh 1890-1891

This safety bicycle is a very rare early Raleigh, it dates from 1890-1891. The serial number has rusted away.

It has a lot of typical Raleigh-details, including the open bracket and the Raleigh detachable chainwheel, offered after 1890. 

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