Raleigh acquired Carleton in the late 60s when Raleigh tried to expand their high-end bike sales... I believe the Raleigh Lenton you refer to was made at another Raleigh shop not associated with Carleton.
Regards, Steve Neago
> I just purchased a nice Peugeot PX 10 from this seller, and
> noticed this interesting Raleigh that he also has for auction.
> I would love to bid on it, but I know that I have hit my bike
> limit for at least a year (a PR10 and a PX10 within one
> year). Would this bike have been out of the Carlton shop?
> I am also wondering about the rear drop-out, it seems to
> be of an interesting shape, any thoughts?
> Item 2716847850
> Dan "so excited to finally have a PX-10, I am going to
> do alot of fine riding once the snow melts" Kasha
> Providence RI