National Cycle Archive's collection of Cycle Accessories' Catalogues.

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Cycle Accessories' catalogues, 1898-20th century

Administrative / Biographical History

An artificial collection, relating to lights, handlebars, brakes, horns, locks, chainwheels, racing parts etc.for cycles, one section of which relates solely to tyre accessories. Some of these latter items are in one album purchased in 1995.


The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

This artificial collection was deposited in the Centre by the National Cycle Archive, 2 August 1995 and at other times.

Other Finding Aids

A file-level copy of this catalogue is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom,at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources.

Authority records exist for The North British Rubber Co. Ltd. (GB 0152 AAR2030), The Grappler Pneumatic Tyre Co. Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2031), The New Grappler Pneumatic Tyre Co., Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2032), The Self=Sealing Air Chamber Co., Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2033), Black Pneumatic Tyre Co. (GB 152 AAR2034), The Scottish Tyre, Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2035), W. & A. Bates, Ltd.(GB 0152 AAR2036), The Macintosh Tyre Co., Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2037), Chas. Macintosh & Co. Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2038), Continental Tyre & Rubber Co. (Great Britain) Ltd.(GB 152 AAR2039), Anderson's Bristol Rubber Co. Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2040), Self-Sealing Rubber Co., Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2041), Tip Top Vulcanising Products (GB 152 AAR2042), Carter Care (GB 152 AAR2043), Michelin Tyre Co. Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2044), Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2045), John Bull Rubber Co. Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2046), Britannica Company (GB 152 AAR2047), Cycling Centre (GB 152 AAR2048), International Cycling Centre (GB 152 AAR2049), Andover Norton International Limited (GB 152 AAR2050), Vee Rubber Company (GB 0152 AAR2051), C. B. Baggs Limited (GB 152 AAR2052)

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.


Further deposits are expected.

Related Material

Other deposits by the National Cycle Archive (MSS.328).