Re: [CR]French frame with split seat tube?


Example: Framebuilders:Norman Taylor
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 11:51:10 -0500
Subject: Re: [CR]French frame with split seat tube?
From: <airart4@juno.com>


Fred thank you for the link to the photo. Yes it does look like that and Hilary is right in saying that the frame is fillet brazed, so presumably it is a Salmon. Hilary do you know anything about them -- any good, any value beyond novelty?

Mike Short, Austin Texas.

On Tue, 21 Oct 2003 17:28:28 +0100 Hilary Stone <hilary.stone@blueyonder.co.uk> writes:
> This I think is a Salmon - the same guy that did (and I think still
> does the
> ultra-narrow mudguards) - the frames started in I think in the early
> 80s -
> so are on-topic just and continued into the 90s. They were fillet
> brazed.
>
> Hilary Stone, Bristol, England
>
> Mike Short wrote:
> > Does anyone know of a French made frame that had a seat tube that
> was
> > split to allow for a short wheel base. In other words the seat
> tube split
> > and went around the wheel. The frame may have been produced in the
> 80s so
> > if it is out of the CR time line please respond off list.