Pemberton Arrow Bicycle

Made:
1950-1955 in England

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Pemberton Arrow bicycle, owned and used by Wilf Higgins from 1954.

Pemberton bicycles were ‘famous for finish’. This bike was specially made for Wilf Higgins. He rode a similar Pemberton Arrow to victory in the 1934 British Empire Games, when the cycling events were held in Fallowfield in Manchester.

Details

Category:
Road Transport
Object Number:
Y2009.27.1
Materials:
leather, metal, paint and rubber
type:
bicycle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • land vehicle
  • passenger vehicle
credit:
Gift of Manchester Museum