Re: [CR] ebay "outing" - 1946 Gillott & Gillott stem

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Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 19:06:34 +0000
Subject: Re: [CR] ebay "outing" - 1946 Gillott & Gillott stem
From: "Hilary Stone" <>
To: feldmans <>, Mark Bulgier <>, <>
In-Reply-To: <001501c16173$b314c260$>

I must admit I had not seen one before from this period though they were common on French racers in the 20s. But if you're really long in the leg and sit high it probably makes a lot of sense. Hilary Stone, Bristol, Great Britain

David Feldman wrote:
> The stem is interesting--how common were rising stems on road bikes before
> the current trend for them? This is the only pre-1990's bike I have seen
> with one.

Mark Bulgier wrote:>
>> Has anyone commented yet on Hilary's beautiful A.S.Gillott Taper Tube?