RE: [CR]1947 Raleigh Track Bike(?) on Ebay

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Subject: RE: [CR]1947 Raleigh Track Bike(?) on Ebay
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 02:52:05 -0700
Thread-Topic: [CR]1947 Raleigh Track Bike(?) on Ebay
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From: "Mark Bulgier" <>
To: "neil foddering" <>, <>, <>

neil foddering writes:
> [...] If this machine is
> indeed 531, as the vendor states, then I reckon it's most
> likely an RRA, despite the chainset. Unfortunately, the eBay
> page doesn't have a photo of a 531 decal on the frame, so we
> can't say whether it's marked as such, or whether it's
> conjecture on the vendor's part.

I asked the seller how he knows it's Reynolds, and he let me in on his "shop secret": he can tell it's Reynolds by the sound when he pings it with his fingernail. Nothing more.

Damn he's good!

Mark Bulgier
Seattle WA USA