Saint Etienne, 1910, man’s bicycle

1910 – Manifacture Francaise d’Armes & Cycles Saint Etienne, Man Bicycle – France

This bicycle, produced by the company that takes its name from the city where it’s located, uses a particular system that allows you to pedal backwards.

The Manifacture Francaise started producing bicycles after realizing the potential this vehicle had. Many models were sold abroad and successfully exported in different countries.

Technical notes:

  • Man bicycle
  • Green paint with golden touches
  • Acetylene healdamp on the handlebar
  • Labors leather seat
  • Tool bag under the horizontal tube
  • Counterpedaling transmission
  • Painted metal rims


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