COPAKE, NY - Due to current New York State restrictions regarding COVID-19, Copake Auction's annual bike auction on Saturday will be held online only this year.
The swap meet and 10-mile ride, held in conjunction with the sale each year, have been cancelled due to the restrictions.
Copake's 29th Annual Bicycle Auction features 840 lots of bicycles, bicycle memorabilia, parts, accessories and collectibles, as well as 125 racing and high-end contemporary bicycles from the collection of award-winning actor Anthony LaPaglia, who starred in the long running CBS series “Without a Trace,” and is currently starring in “Bad Blood” on Netflix.
The auction starts at 9 a.m. EST, with bidding conducted via online, absentee and phone. Copake can be contacted via e-mail or phone for any questions regarding lot conditions, bidding procedures, pick up or shipping inquiries or any other concerns. Preview is online only or by appointment by calling 518-329-1142. Bidding will be via Copake's Online Catalog, Live Auctioneers, Invaluable and Auction Zip. For more information and to see lots, visit Copake Auction.
Some auction highlights:
A rare 1889 Psycho Safety Tandem, Starley Brothers, St. John's Works, Coventry, England. Serial #14 of possibly 100 units manufactured, and believed to be one of maybe a dozen examples left in the world. Est: $16,000-$20,000.
1939 Montgomery Wards Hawthorne “Zep” men's deluxe with unique twin-bar frame construction, dual Delta Silver Ray headlights, illuminated horn tank and taillight rack, and spring suspension front fork with fork lock. Est: $3,500-$4,000.
C. 1885 "Pony" Star High Wheel bicycle, Mfg. by H. B. Smith Co., Smithville, NJ, featuring a 44" wheel, older restoration includes new front wheel. Est: $3,500-$4,500.
Albert Eisentraut men's 23" lightweight bicycle, frame marked Eisentraut / Oakland, 10-speed, Campagnolo accessories. From the collection of Anthony LaPaglia. Est: $800-$1,000.
C. 1937 Dayton Huffman "Super Streamliner" balloon tire Airflow bicycle, featuring twin Delta Silver Ray Lead lamps, 3 rib long horn tank, Mesinger B Deluxe saddle, Persons tear drop pedals. Est: $1,500-$2,500.
Rare 54" Lakin's High Wheel #986 Cyclometer, approx. 5-1/2" l. Est: $2,000-$2,500.
Masi Gran Criterium 22" men's lightweight bicycle, Super Brava, turbo saddle, Ritchey handlebars and seat post, Shimano cranks, 20 speed. From the collection of Anthony LaPaglia. Est: $800-$1,000.
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