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Vintage & Antique Jewelry 🙏💯😍 This cute bicycle brooch in gold, enamel, old brilliant cut diamonds and ruby, has been dated circa 1894–97!

According to the National Cycle Museum in England, the date is based on the fact that the top tube of the frame slopes up from the seat tube (after 1895, this tube became horizontal). The anatomy of the bike is shown in great detail, including the coiled element on the head tube (part of the brake system) and the oil lamp on the handlebar. The brooch even has several movable parts (the wheels spin, the pedals turn, and the fine bicycle chain turns the rear wheel when advanced)! It's current home is the Museum Of Fine Arts Boston.

Vintage & Antique Jewelry 🙏💯😍 This cute bicycle brooch in gold, enamel, old brilliant cut diamonds and ruby, has been dated circa 1894–97! According to the National Cycle Museum in England, the date is based on the fact that the top tube of the frame slopes up from the seat tube (after 1895, this tube became horizontal). The anatomy of the bike is shown in great detail, including the coiled element on the head tube (part of the brake system) and the oil lamp on the handlebar. The brooch even has several movable parts (the wheels spin, the pedals turn, and the fine bicycle chain turns the rear wheel when advanced)! It's current home is the Museum Of Fine Arts Boston.

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