Re: [CR]Paramount Straight Jacket???

(Example: Component Manufacturers:Campagnolo)

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To: (Classic Rendezvous)
Subject: Re: [CR]Paramount Straight Jacket???
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 20:10:22 +0000

The object picture is indeed bicycle related. It is a bag that gets hung from the top tube and fits inside the frame. It was designed to carry whatever you want. An early attempt of panniers?

Steven Maasland
Moorestown, NJ

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> While cleaning up the basement this morning I discovered the mysterious

\r?\n> canvas artifact illustrated. It was found in close proximity to a stash

\r?\n> of old bike parts and its shape is vaguely reminiscent of a bicycle

\r?\n> frame. It is marked "PARAMOUNT" in large red letters and, clearly, has

\r?\n> never been used. It bears no labels of any sort carrying information

\r?\n> concerning country of origin, material composition or instructions for

\r?\n> cleaning. Is it bicycle related? Can someone identify it?




\r?\n> The tape measure gives the scale. On the left is a velcro tightening

\r?\n> cuff. To the right of that is a buckle on a short strap and farther

\r?\n> right there is a long, never used, canvas strap. Finally, the bag widens

\r?\n> at the extreme right to about seven inches and contains a full length

\r?\n> zipper.




\r?\n> What is this thing? Half a straight jacket for a Schwinn addict?


\r?\n> Martin Needleman

\r?\n> Annapolis, Maryland