This Day in Patent History - On December 31, 1895, Ogden Bolton Jr. was granted first patent for a battery-powered bicycle

On December 31, 1895, Ogden Bolton Jr. was granted first patent for a battery-powered bicycle.

The bicycle included 6-pole brush-and-commutator direct current (DC) hub motor mounted in the rear wheel.

PatentYogi_On December 31, 1895, Ogden Bolton Jr was granted first patent for a battery-powered bicycle

 

Patent Information
Publication number: US552271 A
Patent Title: Electrical bicycle
Publication type: Grant
Publication date: Dec 31, 1895
Filing date: Sep 19, 1895
Publication number: US 552271 A, US 552271A, US-A-552271, US552271 A, US552271A
Inventors: Ogden Bolton

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