On Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at 03:03PM, Richard M Sachs <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>if we're going to establish an "Ornate-ish Lug" timeline,
>why not have at least two distinct categorys: 1) makers who
>hand cut lugsets into beautiful pieces, and 2) makers who
>utilized mechanical means to minimize the hand work involved.
I'd like to submit the Old Hickory's as hand-cut and the earliest. http://tinyurl.com/7ah4 All the ones before with fancy lugs I can find are hobbyhorse style. I know there were some really fancy trikes but I can't find any pictures. good luck, Brandon"monkeyman"Ives The 19th century is "classic" in Santa Barbara, Calif.