Thanks to all who responded (within hours!) to my mystery Raleigh query. Is
this list awesome or what!
The frameset is apparently a japanese-made Raleigh/Rampar Superbe. Pics may
be found at: http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/Raleigh-Superbe?page=1 Must be
a relatively obscure model as this is the first I've heard of it and I'm into
Raleigh! The lacquer coating is surprisingly effective at "turning" chrome