Re: [CR]Re: $200 for a B17? What am I missing? (Chuck Schmidt)


Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2003 14:17:14 -0700
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: $200 for a B17? What am I missing? (Chuck Schmidt)
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Ian Briggs wrote:
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> I on the other hand (and being basically cheap) have just purchased a NOS
> WRIGHTS W3ST, also on ebay - the same as a B17 but with black enamelled rails and
> different branding - £10 inc shipping (about $14?). God I'm a smug idiot!

Well, not exactly the same as a Brooks B.17.

Brooks owned Wrights Saddles and the Wrights line was made as a lower priced saddle and used lower quality leather than the Brooks line. Brooks also owned Lycett and Lycett was another line of budget (economy) saddles.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, CA

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