Sissleys Bicycle Pump

Object number

LDVAL 2010.11.1

Description

Sissleys Of Chadwell Heath Bicycle Pump. Sissleys was situated at 427 Becontree avenue in Dagenham. A heating and plumbing merchants stands on the site as of 2014.

Physical description

Black Plastic. White sticker just above bottom, written on sticker are the words ?Sissleys the cycle specialists, 19 the pavement (adj. Tram Terminus) & 427 Becontree Ave (opp. Salvation Army Hall)? sticker is obscured by another sticker, this sticker is white with a blue border. There is a thicker ridged end which moves up and down, at the top of this ridged end is a metal cap with the words ?Bluemel, Made In England? printed on it. The words Sissleys. Chadwell Heath. LTD. As well as the logo for the Bluemel company are in raised print on the side of the pump.

Condition

Good

Type

Crafts and hobbies

Size

height: 400.5mm
height: 650.5mm
Diameter - bottom: 80.5mm
Diameter - top: 100mm
Diameter - middle: 80mm

Collection type

Social history, Industry

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Metadata
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeCrafts and hobbies
Collection type
Social history
Industry