[CR]Re: Brooks regional saddles

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From: Toni.Theilmeier@t-online.de (toni theilmeier)
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: 04 Feb 2004 17:53 GMT
Subject: [CR]Re: Brooks regional saddles

Dear me, I hadnĀ“t noticed it was April 1st already. Time flies.

Toni Theilmeier, Belm, Germany.

> At one time (1930's) Brooks graded their better saddles according to the area
> they were to be sold in, e.g. Scottish, Northern England, and Southern
> England, which may have also covered the continent. According to my late father, who
> told me this, there was a way of telling them apart by the badge on the rear,
> sorry but for the life of me I can't remember what it was, something to do
> with the brass colour.
> Steven Robson
> Ulverston,
> Cumbria,
> England.