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Domestic Ordinary Bicycle
Domestic Ordinary Bicycle
Achieved popularity by replacing two-wheeled models with three-wheelers.
This ordinary had an artistic design that made the most of the uniqueness of Japanese manufacturing.
This domestic ordinary is thought to have built in Japan around 1888. Its stays for protecting against mud had a design that brings to mind an arabesque pattern, and the bicycle's wheels were finished with black lacquer, giving it a luxurious look. It is said that many of these ordinaries were manufactured in the Kansai region during the Meiji period, and due to their beautiful and careful crafting, it is thought that the Imperial Court carriage craftsmen of the period were responsible for building them.