The history of the Coventry Machinists Co is also the history of the cycle industry itself.
1889 Coventry Machinists ‘Swift’ Safety
MODEL ‘No 1 ‘ with open frame & open steering head
30″ Equal Wheels
I purchased this rare early open frame Swift from a friend at the weekend. He had recently had it resprayed, and it’s loosely assembled for thse photos. It’s complete and in good all round condition.
1889 COVENTRY MACHINISTS’ CATALOGUE EXTRACTS
SWIFT No 1 MILITARY MODEL