Re: [CR]Carlton Pro I.D.

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From: "Nic Henderson" <nic.henderson@ntlworld.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "Robert Murray" <robertmurray@sympatico.ca>
References: <BAYC1-PASMTP122B3B2C333AD5D6D1BAF6AD140@CEZ.ICE>
Subject: Re: [CR]Carlton Pro I.D.
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 18:40:16 -0000
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Robert, have a look at http://www.bikebrothers.co.uk/carlton.htm plenty of 'Lagoon's on there (mmmmmmm). Also from there is a link there to Jerry Mortimore's Carlton site which is full of info.

Nic Henderson
Newport
U.K.


----- Original Message -----
From: Robert Murray
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Friday, January 27, 2006 6:15 PM
Subject: [CR]Carlton Pro I.D.



>I have recently inherited an old 55 cm 1960's or maybe 70's Carlton frame.
>
> I need assistance in I.D.ing this frame as it is all "Lagoon Blue"
> re-paint with no decals. Just the head badge only.
>
> The serial number is F1503 on the underside of the BB with 366 on the
> opposite side.
>
> "Cinelli style" slopping fork crown. Wrap-over beefy seat stays. Rapid
> taper (no indentation) chain stays.
>
> Italian style short pointed lugs (Bocama maybe) with no windows. Zeus
> drop-outs with fender eyelets. Short 6" chrome on stays and forks ends.
>
> No braze-ons except on chain stay for deraileur and D.T. lever stop.
>
> The tubing appears to be Reynolds 531 DB and wonder if the serial number
> would date the year as March 1966.
>
> I suspect that this is the "Professional" model as I have seen a similar
> Raleigh (Carlton) Pro frame on the Cycle-Art web site.
>
> Would anyone know how this frame was detailed? Also, what equip would it
> have come with when new?
>
> Your help would be much appreciated. A digital pic available if necessary.
>
> Robert Murray
> Getting mild in Toronto.