[CR]A frame, Books and other items for Sale 30/7/03


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Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 14:42:16 +0100
Subject: [CR]A frame, Books and other items for Sale 30/7/03
From: Hilary Stone <hilary.stone@blueyonder.co.uk>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Latest list of a frame, books and parts for sale to CR members before they go to Ebay. I can take photos if necessary. To the US frames typically cost about $105 in a double skinned box but can be sent more cheaply about $70 (single skinned box and surface mail if required) All items are priced in $. Shipping will be extra charged at cost. Payment can be made in cash with dollars or by money order in Pounds sterling ($1.60 to 1 GBP). American Express Travellers cheques in $ are also fine. I can take PayPal but I have to charge 5% extra to cover what my bank charges me. Regards Hilary Stone, Bristol, England

1949 CLAUD BUTLER OLYMPIC ROAD/PATH MODEL NO 25 with All Rounder bilaminated lugwork 24in seat tube (CTT), 23in top tube (CTC) complete with Chater Lea bottom bracket. Chrome head fork and stay rear ends, chrome is generally good apart from fork crown. The frame was originally chromed all over and then given a coat of red transparent stove enamel to give a flamboyant finish. Paint is generally scruffy but transfers are largely intact. Is fitted with mudguard eyes and both front forks and rear brake bridge are drilled for brakes. Complete with period headset. This is a rare frame - this type of frame was mostly used for short and medium distance time trials on the road during the summer and for club riding during the winter with mudguards, all of course on fixed wheel. Pictures on request. $165

CHATER-LEA SMALL FLANGE HUBSET 32/40H double fixed. Rear hub appears to be NOS - there are no marks at all around the spoke holes, front hub is excellent, both of course with the correct axle with a grease nipple in the end. $115

ALTENBURGER LARGE FLANGE HUBS 1960s NOS 36H dating probably from the 1950s or 60s with their very distinctive kidney shaped cutouts. These hubs were also sold under the GB name in the middle 1960s in Great Britain. These are gear sided with solid axles. $55

MAVIC ROAD HUBS 36H with 126mm rear spacing. The bearings feel very smooth and without play and complete with the correct Mavic quick releases $49

MAILLARD COURSE ALLOY 6-speed FREEWHEEL 14-19T in excellent condition and which obviously has seen little use. $30

CAMPAGNOLO CHORUS CHAINSET c1988/9 with 172.5mm cranks and 53/46T chainrings. The cranks only have a very few very minor marks and chainrings are only lightly worn. $45

TA ADAPTOR for 5-pin cranks (TA, Stronglight 49D) with set of one inch pitch rings - 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27T. All are the older style rings and the they come complete with one correct single adaptor with correct Acorn head ring fixing nuts. A very rare opportunity for a track enthusiast. $125

OMAS TITANIUM HUBSET 6-speed NOS NIB ( I have both 36 or 32 hole sets) and 125mm over lock nut dimension suitable for a 6-speed freewheel. These are a very rare pair of hubs that are very light - the front weighs 185g and the rear 272g both complete with quick release skewer. $75 a set

BF BRANDED 10cm ALUMINIUM FRENCH DIMENSIONED (22mm) STEM NOS $18

HURET BRONZE WINGNUTS EXCELLENT Full set of 4 front and rear English threaded $40

GB ALUMINIUM SPEARPOINT 11cm stem complete with GB VENTOUX bars with very crisp and unmarked GB wreath and map engravings. The stem is in in ecellent condition needing just a little light polishing, bars appear excellent too - they are 38cm wide with a deeper drop (16cm) and a longer reach (13cm) than many models. They must date from the 1950s or 60s. As a bonus there are a set of early style Weinmann brake levers fitted to the bars complete with scruffy (one is torn) Carlton plastic hoods. $85 the set

REYNOLDS PELLISSIER BARS 40cm wide dating from the late 1930s through to early 1950s generally in sound condition - but with a little light scoring where stems and brake levers have been fitted/removed.$30

CYCLING VARIABLE GEARS HANDBOOK Reproduction of original booklet printed in 1909. Details the huge variety of hub gears available back then complete with sectioned illustrations, specs etc truly fasinting. 16pp slightly scruffy cover $15

BRIDGESTONE CATALOGUE 1994 The Bridgestone catalogues of the early 1990s are rather special - they do not just list Bridgestone¹s cycles but also have severral feature articles. This one contains articles on lugcutting and shaping by Richard Sachs, steel tube manufacture, refining of steel, aluminium and titanium, stamped and sandcast lug manufactureplus frame sizing and others. All in all there are 74 pages most of which are beautifully illustrated with line drawings. $12

MAJOR TAYLOR by Andrew Ritchie The story of one of America¹s greatest ever cycling champions - incredibly well reseached by Andrew with good selection of photos, 300pp hardback, scruffy dustcover $20

THE PENGUIN BOOK OF THE BICYCLE by Rod Watson and Martin Gray 1978 333pp This very underrated book covers cycle history, the contemporary scene at the end of the 70s (mostly in Britain) and has a superb chapter on the contemporary cycle British cycle industry. This includes interviews with Dave Moulton (before he went to the US), Reynolds, Raleigh ­ this is a long section covering company history, contemporary production and details of the Ti-Raleigh team and their bikes etc. Good clean copy $15

ROGER DE VLAEMINCK by Raphael Luchon published c1978. 62 page booklet with lots of photos on one of the mosr successful riders of Belgian Classics ever. Largish format. $18

THE COMPLETE CYCLIST by R J Way published c1952 119 pages This is a really splendid book full of info on the lightweight and racing kit of the period including Gnutti cotterless chainset, Constrictor and Chater Lea pedals, Alp brakes, Huret and Simplex gears, Harden hubs and lots else all illustrated with charming line drawings. No dustjacket $20

CHAMPION ON TWO WHEELS 1975 Hugh Porter¹s autobiography. 187pp An excellent clean copy complete with virtually perfect dustjacket. Hugh Porter was World Track Pursuit champion four times which was a record in itself. Plenty of photos. Hardback. $22