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T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle
January 1891 - Peugeot advert

T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle January 1891 - Peugeot advert main image

This advert doesn’t have anything to say about derailleurs, but it caught my interest. I liked:

  • The idea that the company was called ‘The Sons of the Peugeot Brothers’. I am used to company names like ‘Fred Bloggs and Son’, but this takes the chaotic madness that is family business to a new level..
  • The evidence that the Avenue de la Grand-Armée had already become the epicentre of Parisian bicycle retailing.
  • Tamdems (eh?).
  • Dog-Carts de Luxe. This can only be the name of a pretentious 1990s indie-band from Salford.

And when I look at the image of the Bicyclette ‘Lion’ I can’t help thinking that a seat tube might prove handy.

(Source gallica.bnf.fr/ Bibliothèque nationale de France)


T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle January 1891 - Peugeot advert main image
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