Lot Nr. 82


HERCULES / 2000 HK


HERCULES / 2000 HK - Bicycles from the embacher-collection

DATE: 1958
COUNTRY: GERMANY
WEIGHT: 17,2 KG / 37,84 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 53,2 CM / 20,9 INCH
GEARS: 3, HUB GEAR TORPEDO
CONDITION: 2
- the 2000 HK has the traditional Hercules cross-frame (a feature since 1889)
- a real innovation in the Hercules 2000 HK is the frame material
- cast from a silumin alloy
- the most advanced metal of its time
- originally designed by the engineer Hermann Klaue
- launched at the Frankfurt bicycle exhibition in 1950
- a sensation at that time
- development did not pick up until Hercules took over construction in 1957
- promoted as the "bike of the future"
- a unisex design for adults and children
- aluminium components in perfect harmony with the alloy frame
- this model number 867099

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN
- Cyclepedia - A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs - Cyclepedia - Application

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
old, rusted at places

Gears:
somewhat soiled, good condition

Tubes /Tyres:
good condition

Saddle:
leather saddle

19.05.2015 - 18:00

Erzielter Preis: **
EUR 750,-
Rufpreis:
EUR 300,-

HERCULES / 2000 HK


DATE: 1958
COUNTRY: GERMANY
WEIGHT: 17,2 KG / 37,84 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 53,2 CM / 20,9 INCH
GEARS: 3, HUB GEAR TORPEDO
CONDITION: 2
- the 2000 HK has the traditional Hercules cross-frame (a feature since 1889)
- a real innovation in the Hercules 2000 HK is the frame material
- cast from a silumin alloy
- the most advanced metal of its time
- originally designed by the engineer Hermann Klaue
- launched at the Frankfurt bicycle exhibition in 1950
- a sensation at that time
- development did not pick up until Hercules took over construction in 1957
- promoted as the "bike of the future"
- a unisex design for adults and children
- aluminium components in perfect harmony with the alloy frame
- this model number 867099

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN
- Cyclepedia - A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs - Cyclepedia - Application

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
old, rusted at places

Gears:
somewhat soiled, good condition

Tubes /Tyres:
good condition

Saddle:
leather saddle


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Auktion: Bicycles from the embacher-collection
Datum: 19.05.2015 - 18:00
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