Re: [CR]Correction - Was/is '72 Peugeot headbadge & Observation

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From: "Eric Elman" <tr4play@cox.net>
To: "David Bilenkey" <dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>, "Classicrendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <HBECIOPCNPKEJLCJBKNKMEIEEDAA.dbilenkey@sympatico.ca> <000a01c25c06$bdc1d070$ece70044@elman1>
Subject: Re: [CR]Correction - Was/is '72 Peugeot headbadge & Observation
Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2002 11:57:49 -0400

1st sentace should read: "Based on my experience, the Peugeot PX-10......"

Eric Elman
Somers, CT


----- Original Message -----
From: Eric Elman
To: David Bilenkey


<classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2002 11:52 AM Subject: Re: [CR]Was/is '72 Peugeot headbadge & Observation


> David et al,
>
> Just a few tidbits of info.
>
> Based on my experience, the Peugeot of the early to mid 1970's only had a
> decal "headbadge" but that the PR-10 did indeed come with a headbadge that
> was plastic with a chromed metal surround and two rivits attaching it - one
> at the top and one at the bottom. The badge was a bit narrower and taller
> than the one in the link below. These badges show up on eBay with some
> regularity so if no one from the list has offered you one, be patient and
> you should have success sometime not to far off.
>
> The frame in the link you're referencing below was purchased by me. Paint
> and decals are 100% original. I have not received it yet but have numerous
> close-up shots and detailed description beyond the eBay description. Very
> interestingly (at least to me; self acknowledged Peugeot-aholic) is that the
> badge on this frameset is a decal with two real rivits! Notice also that it
> has the down tube decal scheme of early-mid PX-10's but also note that it
> has the rear Simplex non-drive side drop out with the "wheel guide tang" as
> used only up 'til the late 60's or very early 1970's. My guess as to why
> the headbadge decal has real rivits is that this is one of the very last
> frames with the drop out "tang," but also one of the very first frames with
> the 'new' decal scheme just after they stopped using the metal headbadges.
> I have never seen a Peugeot PX-10 with these decals and a metal badge -
> frame was probably made just like the one or few before it and therefore
> drilled for the metal headbadge and its respective rivits.
>
> Anyone have more experience or another theory??
>
> Eric Elman
> Somers, CT
>
>
> From: "David Bilenkey" <dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>
> > Hoping someone out there might have a headbadge for a Peugeot similar to
> > this:
> > http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/ebayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1856241951
> > This is a shot from a PX-10 auction, and the graphics on my frame are
> > identical so I figure this would look appropriate. Basically I'm looking
> for
> > something to put on the front of this '72 PR-10 that I'm working on. Need
> > not be perfect, cheap is good, I'm just trying to improve the looks on
> this
> > bike a bit.
> >
> > Drop me a line if you have something to offer.
> >
> > David Bilenkey
> > Ottawa, Ontario, Canada