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Straight out of a local barn! Offering a fascinating piece of bicycle history. This headlamp, made by Impex, was used on the very first motorized bicycles, which were all the rage at the turn of the century. Now this concept is coming back in bikes. I love how history circles around.

This is a excellent piece of mechanical history. Chrome. Faceted red and green/blue glass on each side. A large glass lens in the front. The burner mechanism for burning gas is intact. Vented at the top to allow fumes to escape.

Measures approximately 6 3/4 inches high x 4 7/8 inches deep x 3 1/4 inches wide. Impex is stamped over the front lens. The finish is consistently tarnished.

Stamped into the bottom: Made in Germany.

This is one of the most unique pieces of 19th century/early 20th century mechanical industrial machine history that I have seen. This is a stunning display piece which is irresistible-everyone just stares at it and asks what it is!

Guaranteed antique & authentic. This is NOT a reproduction. Satisfaction guaranteed.


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1900s Bicycle Head Lamp Antique Electric Bike


  • Vintage item from 1900 - 1909
  • Materials: chrome, metal, glass
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 1147 reviews
  • Favorited by: 83 people