Ian Briggs wrote:
> 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