Seattle merchant William H. Pumphrey displayed the boy's size two-wheeler in front of his store at 617 Front Street (later 1st Avenue). On November 18, 1879, Jules Lipsky bought the bicycle for his son.
Books and Bicycles
The Weekly Intelligencer predicted, "Another season will find many bicycles here in active use." The newspaper also noted that William H. Pumphrey & Co. featured "a stock of books not equaled elsewhere in the territory."