Well at least one other person thought it existed on the old Menotomy list- A real mystery.
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Sunday, December 29, 2002 10:15 PM Subject: [CR]Reynolds 453
> That's not a typographical error, I'm really asking about
> Reynolds Four-Five-Three. I was looking at a '70s era Raleigh
> frame that brother Wayne Bingham was building up for his wife
> when I noticed this unusual Reynolds decal.
> Was this some sort of special tubing made expressly for
> Raleigh; was it "ordinary" chrome-moly tubing; or what? The
> decal looks like one of the simpler 531 insignias - i.e. it
> says "Reynolds 453 Butted Frame Tubes" - except for the obvious
> difference in the digits.
> Best regards,
> Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia