Budget Bicycle Center has Vintage bicycles from all eras. We sell 's of vintage, classic, retro, reproduction, and antique bicycles for the avid collector. If you have a question about your antique bicycle or bicycle parts, we can answer almost any question! If you just want to check out some neat bikes in person, our visit our bicycle museum at the used bicycle store located at regent Street. Learn more about used bicycles for sale. Grid List.
Image: The Retrogrouch. Head Badge Collection. Image: JimLangley. At the turn of the 20th century, head badges were simply used to distinguish one brand from another. They were the bicycle equivalent of the Rolls Royce car bonnet ornament! In the beginning, badges were often acid etched. This process required a copper, zinc or steel plate among other metals to be covered with wax that is resistant to acid.
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