Bicycle [Humbar]

Humber Limited, Manufacturer

1952
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Maker and Role
Humber Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
1952
Description
Black Humber bicycle with cream mud guards.
Cut out Humber logo at front. Maker's plate at front imprinted "(shield with possibly latin) / BY APPOINTMENT TO / H.M THE KING / THE "HUMBER" / (logo) / TRADE MARK / HUMBER LTD / ENGLAND / THE HUMBER /.

Imprinted on front brake both sides "831383". Imprinted on gear changer "(vertical lines) (rectangle) S / A / (triangle) ENGLAND (vertical lines) / STURMEY / ARCHER (vertical lines) / 3 OR 4 SPEED / PAT. G.B. / 498820/".
Imprinted "[?] N G.B. / 31383" on rear brake near tyre on one side. Imprinted "83138" on the other side of rear brake near tyre. Imprinted "90759" to section of frame where seat goes into. Imprinted "KMC / Z" repeated on chain. Imprinted "ENGLAND / STURMEY / ARCHER / AW / 59 8 / THREE-SPEED"/ on middle section of rear wheel.

Embossed "HENG SHIN TIRE / NYLON / 37-590 (26 X 1 3/8) 0-245N-37 / INFLATE TO 65 PSI.(450KPa - 4.5BAR) / 650X35a / (circle) E4 88R-002005"/. on one side of front tyre. " HENG SHIN TIRE / NYLON / 13055 / 37-590 (26 X 1 3/8) 0-245N-37 / INFLATE TO 65 PSI.(450KPa - 4.5BAR) / 650X35a / (circle) E4 88R-002005"/ on the other side. "CHAIR" (repeated 8 times) on pedals. "BROOKS / 123" embossed on both sides of seat. Embossed "HENG SHIN TIRE / NYLON / 37-590 (26 X 1 3/8) C-245N-59 / MADE IN CHINA (logo) / 1312623307 / INFLATE TO 65 PSI.(450 KPa/ 4.5BAR) / (circle) E4 88R-002005 / 650 x 35a"/ on one side of rear tyre. Embossed "HENG SHIN TIRE / NYLON / 37-590 (26 X 1 3/8) C-245N-59 / MADE IN CHINA / INFLATE TO 65 PSI.(450 KPa/ 4.5BAR) / 650 x 35a"/ on other side of rear tyre. Embossed "NPA 176 / R I "/ on rear reflective light.

Labelled "HUMBER" on both sides of horizontal section of frame, on vertical of frame and on chain guard. Labelled "(rectangle ) T (circle) / (union jack) / MADE IN ENGLAND/" at bottom of vertical section of frame near pedal.

Printed "CST R (circled) / CSTtires (image) CITY"/ on rear tyre.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Leather
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Signature/Marks and Type
(Cut out Humber logo) Logo
(shield with possibly latin) / BY APPOINTMENT TO / H.M THE KING / THE "HUMBER" / (logo) / TRADE MARK / HUMBER LTD / ENGLAND / THE HUMBER / Maker's Plate
831383 Imprint
(vertical lines) (rectangle) S / A / (triangle) ENGLAND (vertical lines) / STURMEY / ARCHER (vertical lines) / 3 OR 4 SPEED / PAT. G.B. / 498820 Imprint
"[?] N G.B. / 31383 Imprint
83138 Imprint
90759 Imprint
KMC / Z Imprint
ENGLAND / STURMEY / ARCHER / AW / 59 8 / THREE-SPEED Imprint
HENG SHIN TIRE / NYLON / 37-590 (26 X 1 3/8) 0-245N-37 / INFLATE TO 65 PSI.(450KPa - 4.5BAR) / 650X35a / (circle) E4 88R-002005 Embossed
HENG SHIN TIRE / NYLON / 13055 / 37-590 (26 X 1 3/8) 0-245N-37 / INFLATE TO 65 PSI.(450KPa - 4.5BAR) / 650X35a / (circle) E4 88R-002005 Embossed
CHAIR Embossed
BROOKS / 123 Embossed
HENG SHIN TIRE / NYLON / 37-590 (26 X 1 3/8) C-245N-59 / MADE IN CHINA (logo) / 1312623307 / INFLATE TO 65 PSI.(450 KPa/ 4.5BAR) / (circle) E4 88R-002005 / 650 x 35a Embossed
HENG SHIN TIRE / NYLON / 37-590 (26 X 1 3/8) C-245N-59 / MADE IN CHINA / INFLATE TO 65 PSI.(450 KPa/ 4.5BAR) / 650 x 35a Embossed
NPA 176 / R I Embossed
HUMBER Label
(rectangle ) T (circle) / (union jack) / MADE IN ENGLAND Label
CST R (circled) / CSTtires (image) CITY Printed
Accession No
2018.23
Credit Line
Humber Limited. 1952. Bicycle [Humbar], 2018.23. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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