[CR]Dating various parts

(Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme)

Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 10:56:50 -0800
From: Chris Collins <chris@eorbit.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <20060213151855.A22789@eorbit.net> <20060214104250.A26327@eorbit.net>
In-Reply-To: <20060214104250.A26327@eorbit.net>; from chris@eorbit.net on Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 10:42:50AM -0800
Subject: [CR]Dating various parts

Hello,

Are there codes available anywhere that might help me date some of these components? For instance the Vintage-Trek site lists Dia-compe and Shimano codes to decipher dates of manufacture. How about dating Huret, Weinmann, Regina, etc.

--Chris Collins --Oakland, CA

***** Frame ****** Seattube lug - stamped "76904"

***** Components ******* Rims - Weinmann "700c" with a etched brake surface Rear derailleur - Huret "Svelto" Rear shift lever - Huret Freewheel - Regina Extra (five cogs) Brake levers - Weinmann (A "3" stamped inside) Brake calipers - Weinmann "Type 730" Mudguards - Weinmann "Inoxydable"