Granted January 10, 1899

The applicaton was for the seat only. The Patent for the bicycle was denied because the construction was too complicated (??).

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No 16,899. - A.D 1896

Pedersen's Improvements or connected with bicycles.

(3) The top joints of the frame substantially as described & particularly shown in Drawings 3 & 4.
(4) The joint of the tubes at the rear and of the back wheel forks substantially as described and particularly shown in Drowning 5.
(5) The method of making the saddle with cross strings & loose longitudinal cords substantially as described

Dated this 29th day of july 1896

MIKAEL PEDERSEN

Redhill: Printed for Her Majesty's Stationary Office, by Malcomson & Co. Ltd - 1897.

AD 1896, July 30. No 16,899

PEDERSEN'S COMPLETE SPECIFICATION.

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German Patent Application from Martz, 1894

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The application appears to be signed by Vagn Jensen, son of Mikael Pedersen. As far as I know he wasn't born at the time. 

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