A Shelby Donald Duck Bicycle Circa 1949
Rare Donald Duck bicycle made by Shelby from 1949 in unrestored condition. The Shelby Cycle Company manufactured bicycles in Shelby, Ohio from 1925 to 1953. Their bikes are popular among collectors for their cool vintage styling. They produced a bicycle in 1928 with a Charles Lindbergh theme called the “Lindy Flyer”, and they were responsible for the Donald Duck bicycles launched in 1949. Many of their models fit the cruiser bicycle description. Shelby also made bicycles for other retailers such as Montgomery Ward, Spiegel, Gambles stores, Firestone and Goodyear. Dimensions: H 38 in. x W 66 in. x D 21.5 in.