Folding Bicycle [BSA]

Birmingham Small Arms Company, Manufacturer

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Maker and Role
Birmingham Small Arms Company, Manufacturer
Production Date
Folding bicycle manufactured by the Birmingham Small Arms Company during WWII for use by paratroopers for transportation behind enemy lines and also for ground troops. The dual tube frame was one of BSA's earlier designs with two wing nuts for folding bicycle in half however the saddle/seat is not original to this model. Includes single front brake, headlamp socket and mounting frame to hold tyre pump above rear tyre.
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Processed Material/Leather
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton
Signature/Marks and Type
BSA Initials
Accession No
Credit Line
Birmingham Small Arms Company. 1940s. Folding Bicycle [BSA], 2015.110. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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