[CR]Interesting 1940's Paramount on Ebay

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Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2005 10:09:44 -0500
From: "HM & SS Sachs" <sachs@erols.com>
To: hayesbikes@nls.net, Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: [CR]Interesting 1940's Paramount on Ebay


Tom Hayes wrote:

"For some reason, my computer will not (insert the "not")enlarge. . . " And a CR member pointed out there is an error in the link for enlarging the pictures.

Thanks.

Cheers.

Tom Hayes
Chagrin Falls, Ohio still snowing


----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas L. Hayes"
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2005 7:35 AM
Subject: [CR]Interesting 1940's Paramount on Ebay



>> There is what appears to be an interesting early Paramount on Ebay. For
>> some reason, my computer will enlarge the pictures when I click on them.
>
> <>I am interested if some on the list could possibly comment on the date the
> bike and the propriety of the parts. It close early evening today,Sunday.
>>
>>
>
> http://ebay.com/<blah>
>> e=STRK:MEWA:IT
>>
> +++++++ Didn't open for me, either. 1) The front wheel is undoubtedly not correct - I have never seen a Paramount low-flange hub. 2) Unless this was built up with 26" wheels, the fork clearance to tire is much greater than I am used to seeing. 3) The stem is undoubtedly not original. Original early ones had Major Taylor w. rounded front end on the extension, aluminum slider/clamp. 4) These are not Paramount cranks 5) Of course, pedals are the first thing to go, but these with reflectors are really quite amusing. harvey sachs mcLean va