Lot No. 12


MERCIER / Mecadural Pelissier


MERCIER / Mecadural Pelissier - Bicycles from the embacher-collection

DATE: 1950
COUNTRY: FRANCE
WEIGHT: 14,3 KG / 31,46 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 55,8 CM / 22,0 INCH
GEARS: 2 x 3, SIMPLEX
CONDITION: 2 - 3
- this Pelissier bicycle is a featherweight by contemporary standards
- one of the Mecadural series of aluminium bicycles
- model number is 32793
- at this time aluminium could not be welded or glued, so the tubes had to be anchored in the lugs using wedged expanders
- its aluminium mudguards with their unique wave design are very delicate
- the PYL brakes with their eccentric expansioncylinder-spreading-mechanism are very delightful
- the bell is servo operated by the front tyre
- the Plessier is a very coherent and pleasing bike

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

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION
- Tour Nov 10 - Time Out Apr. 11 - Trekking Bike Nov 10 - Neue Zürcher Zeitung Folio Jul. 11 - Mr. Porter Online Mar. 11

EXHIBITIONS
- MAK 2013 - Museum Absam 2011

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
chrome: scratched

Tubes /Tyres:
old but in good condition

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
in order

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer

19.05.2015 - 18:00

Realized price: **
EUR 1,500.-
Starting bid:
EUR 1,000.-

MERCIER / Mecadural Pelissier


DATE: 1950
COUNTRY: FRANCE
WEIGHT: 14,3 KG / 31,46 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 55,8 CM / 22,0 INCH
GEARS: 2 x 3, SIMPLEX
CONDITION: 2 - 3
- this Pelissier bicycle is a featherweight by contemporary standards
- one of the Mecadural series of aluminium bicycles
- model number is 32793
- at this time aluminium could not be welded or glued, so the tubes had to be anchored in the lugs using wedged expanders
- its aluminium mudguards with their unique wave design are very delicate
- the PYL brakes with their eccentric expansioncylinder-spreading-mechanism are very delightful
- the bell is servo operated by the front tyre
- the Plessier is a very coherent and pleasing bike

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

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION
- Tour Nov 10 - Time Out Apr. 11 - Trekking Bike Nov 10 - Neue Zürcher Zeitung Folio Jul. 11 - Mr. Porter Online Mar. 11

EXHIBITIONS
- MAK 2013 - Museum Absam 2011

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
chrome: scratched

Tubes /Tyres:
old but in good condition

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
in order

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer


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Auction: Bicycles from the embacher-collection
Date: 19.05.2015 - 18:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 09.05. - 19.05.2015


** Purchase price incl. charges and taxes

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