Re: [CR]mystery Simplex "rear mech"

(Example: Framebuilders:Dario Pegoretti)

From: "feldman" <feldmanbike@yahoo.com>
To: "Mark Bulgier" <mark@bulgier.net>, "'Mark Petry'" <mpetry@bainbridgeisland.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <C102531FB711D411B5B90060B0A468760DAC2D@mail.bulgier.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]mystery Simplex "rear mech"
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 21:28:40 -0800


I have a Rebour illustration, "Derailleurs du Tour," which shows a 543 with the same blank outer plate. Maybe by late in it's production life they were used all or most ly on 5 speed blocks, the other markings becoming
unnecessary?
David Feldman


----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Bulgier
To: 'Mark Petry'


<classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2002 8:26 PM Subject: RE: [CR]mystery Simplex "rear mech"


>
> Mark Petry wrote:
>
> > Here is a "mystery" Simplex derailleur that is not shown in
> > "The Dancing Chain", it is similar to a Juy 541 but has no
> > markings for 3,4,5 speed cogs.
> >
> > Anybody seen one like this or know what model it might be?
> >
> > http://www.petry.org/markp/simplex1.htm
>
>
> Nelson Miller showed me one that looked just like a 543 except where it
> should have said "5-4-3", this one just said "4-3". Maybe an older one,
> before 5-cog blocks? Don't know how your fits into this scheme.
>
> Mark Bulgier
> Seattle, Wa
> USA
> _______________________________________________

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