Re: [CR]Merit Cycles & Toys , Berkely , California , U.S.A.


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From: "stevens" <stevens@veloworks.com>
To: "Raoul Delmare" <Raoul.L.Delmare@worldnet.att.net>, "C.R. List" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "Jerry Corcoran" <jerry@proactivesports.com>, "Bruce C." <BruceCumberland@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Merit Cycles & Toys , Berkely , California , U.S.A.
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2003 12:21:08 -0700
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"Merit", not "Merritt" ????

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From: Raoul Delmare
To: "C.R. List" , "Jerry Corcoran"


<jerry@proactivesports.com>, "Bruce C." <BruceCumberland@comcast.net> Sent: Mon, 18 Aug 2003 12:39:52 -0500 Subject: [CR]Merit Cycles & Toys , Berkely , California , U.S.A.
> As I mentioned , not too long ago I procured a 1962 or 1963 Schwinn
> Superior ( Thanks Brian !! ) .
>
> On the seat tube , not far above the bottom bracket , touching the
> Schwinn "Chrome Molybdenum" decal , is a bicycle shop decal :
>
> quote
>
> Merit Cycles & Toys
>
> 2956 College Ave.
>
> Corner of Ashby
>
> Berkeley
>
> TH3-4009
>
> unquote
>
> Does this bring back any memories for anyone out there ??
>
> Thanks !
>
> * * * * * * * *
>
> This is a hand-made , fillet-brazed , 15-speed . The serial
> number is J2077 , stamped into the left rear drop-out , Paramount
> style . The front fork is all-chrome ( with a very interesting
> high-quality fork crown ) . The rear stays have short sections of
> chrome , extending only three inches beyond the drop-outs . The
> drop-outs , front and rear are Huret forged .
>
> http://www.geocities.com/sldatabook/detail6064.html
>
> http://www.geocities.com/sldbdealer/1962/62dlct03b.jpg
>
> Mine is "Violet" , which happens to be a "flamboyant" or
> "radiant" color .
>
> Raoul Delmare
> Marysville Kansas