I'm rebuilding an old Mercier. It has a "28-26 M TUBES ALLEGES FABRIQUES POUR CYCLES MERCIER" decal. The previous owner said it was actually Durifort Tubing. Does that make sense?
Amir Avitzur In Passover-Celebrating Ramat-Gan, Israel
> HI Jan,
> Durifort Was made by Ateliers De la Rive and was the predecessor to Vitus
> 172 which was a seamed double butted cromo steel, Durifort was a seamed
> double butted hi carbon steel, it was pretty heavy 1.1 x.9 if I recall
> correctly. I built about 10 frames with it when I first started building
> back in the early 70's. I still have a couple of Durifort decals. I got the
> sets from Vic Frasie of Paris Sport Cycles of N.J.
> God Bless
> Anthony Mezzatesta
> Mezzatesta Custom Cycles
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