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1923 Chicago Cycle Supply Co, distributor to the retail trade (original, not a reprint)
Item# CatAntqDist-c35.e [ CatAntqDist-c35.e]
Categories: Catalogs-Antique, Distributors and Retailers,
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This is an original 1923 catalog published by Chicago Cycle Supply Co while they were located in their new building on Austin Avenue in Chicago, IL. The catalog contains over 256 pages of information including illustrations of hundreds of parts and accessories that were available at the time in addition to the Liberty and Cadillac brand bicycles (house brands) which were manufactured for Chicago Cycle by Schwinn and other USA bicycle manufacturers, and distributed to the retail bike shops. The front and back outside covers are embossed with the company name and the year 1923. The dimensions are 6 1/8 x 9 1/8 inches, it is quite thick (about 3/8 inch). See the picture gallery.

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Page-1, the introduction page


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Pages-4 & 5, with general information to the trade and a picture of Chicago Cycle's new building on West Austin Avenue.


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Pages 6 & 7, describing the Liberty line of bicycles and showing the Liberty Motorbike model L.M.B. and giving the specifications.


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Pages 8 & 9, describing and showing the Liberty Bull Dog model L.B.D. and Liberty Bronco-Bike model L.B.B., and giving the specifications.


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Pages 10 & 11, describing and showing the Liberty Roadster model L.R. and Liberty Boys bicycle model L.B., and listing the specifications.


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Pages 52 & 53, tires with various brands including; Chicyco (their house brand), Vatilic, Goodrich, and G. & J.


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Pages 12 & 13, describing and showing the Liberty Ladies Bicycle model L.L. and Liberty Girl's Bicycle model L.G., and listing the specifications.


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Pages 14 & 15, describing and showing the Liberty Road Racer Bicycle model L.R.R. and genuine B.S.A. (British Small Arms) Racer Bicycle model B.S.A., and listing the specifications.


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Pages 16 & 17, describing and showing the Cadillac Motorbike Bicycle model C.M.B. and Cadillac Bull Dog Bicycle model C.B.D., and listing the specifications.


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Pages 18 & 19, describing and showing the Cadillac Broncho-Bike Bicycle model C.B.B. and Cadillac Roadster Bicycle model C.R., and listing the specifications.


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Pages 20 & 21, describing and showing the Cadillac Lady's Bicycle model C.L. and Cadillac Girl's Bicycle model C.G., and listing the specifications.


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Pages 22 & 23, describing and showing the Cadillac Boy's Bicycle model C.B. and Shelby Motorbike Bicycle model S.M.B., and listing the specifications.


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Pages 24 & 25, describing and showing the Shelby Bull-Dog Bicycle model S.B.D. and Shelby Arch-Truss Bicycle model S.A.T., and listing the specifications.


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Pages 26 & 27, describing and showing the Shelby Broncho-Bike Bicycle model S.B.B. and Shelby Roadster Bicycle model S.R., and listing the specifications.

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