Patria WKC Royal Cycle classic bicycle
A Patria WKC road bike from the 50's. The german WKC (Weyersberg, Kirschbaum & Cie) sponsored from 1948 to 1951 a competition cycling team. 1953, the company stopped its bicycle production (source: Wikipedia).
Here are some facts: Scheeren rims, hubs FB, triple freewheel Stronglight headset, Lyotard Marcel Berthet pedals and huret rear derailleur. Probably the Universal Mod 61 brake group being added later. The original stem and handlebar unfortunately had to be replaced due to damage.
This bike works very fine The wheel set is new spoked. The Chrome is very nice patina. The lacquer has smaller and usual deficiencies. Note on Figure 3 you can see a mini dent in the fork.