Thanks for the input Jerry,
"What I found interesting was the post over the weekend about a Harry Quinn touring model. Unfortunately, the link to photos didn't work for me. I"ve never seen a Quinn toring model, rather always the small rake, short wheelbase racing frames he is known for. Regards, Jerry Moos Big Spring, TX"
All I can say is that when I bought the bike in 1974 it had what could only have been the original paint job, a bit tatty, but clearly marked as Harry Quinn. I was told by better informed cyclists that Harry made the long wheelbase models specially for long-distance riding and they were really a lightweight, top end racing/touring bike. The Nervex lugs and double butted tubing gives me confidence in this.
The serial number is: 59c 30 64º 0222 E38 if that makes sense to anyone I'd be happy to know.
PS, Michael Butler might remember that I've been hunting high and low for a pair of suitable 27" front forks for this frame for several years. No joy yet, though I have a builder in the North of England who promises he can make a compatible set.
-- Michael McGrath
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