Johnny Berry Bicycle

Made:
1951

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15" frame made by Rusholme frame maker Johnny Berry for his son, Donald, 1951. Serial number 511387.

From Pedal Power exhibition: Johnny Berry made more than 1,300 bicycles in his career. His bikes were in high demand and clients included World Champion, Reg Harris. Customers had to join a two year waiting list to get their hands on one of his prestigious machines.

Details

Category:
Road Transport
Object Number:
Y2010.44.2
Materials:
leather, metal, paint, plastic and rubber
type:
bicycle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • land vehicle
  • passenger vehicle
credit:
Gift of Donald Berry