Re: [CR]English bike ID

(Example: Production Builders:Tonard)

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Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2003 06:25:16 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]English bike ID

Hilary dropped this little bomb, leaving at least one reader dazed:
> It is a Claud Butler Olympic Sprint. It will date from the period 1950-56. The
> frame number for Clauds from this period contain a date code and can be dated
> down to the month and year. The lugs are not true lugs but bilaminations. It
> was their top model.

Bilaminations?! What are bilaminations? How was the frame constructed? I'm guessing brazed and the the extra bits brazed over top to resemble lugs?

Pete Geurds
Douglassville, PA