Re: [CR]Carlton Pro I.D.


Example: Humor:John Pergolizzi

Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 18:45:44 +0000 (GMT)
From: Michael Butler <pariscycles@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [CR]Carlton Pro I.D.
To: CR Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <BAYC1-PASMTP122B3B2C333AD5D6D1BAF6AD140@CEZ.ICE>


Bob, I reckon its 1970/71 with the F prefix and a 7 digit serial number. Mickey Butler


--- Robert Murray wrote:


> I have recently inherited an old 55 cm 1960's or

\r?\n> maybe 70's Carlton

\r?\n> frame.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> I need assistance in I.D.ing this frame as it is

\r?\n> all "Lagoon Blue"

\r?\n> re-paint with no decals. Just the head badge only.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> The serial number is F1503 on the underside of the

\r?\n> BB with 366 on the

\r?\n> opposite side.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> "Cinelli style" slopping fork crown. Wrap-over beefy

\r?\n> seat stays. Rapid

\r?\n> taper (no indentation) chain stays.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Italian style short pointed lugs (Bocama maybe) with

\r?\n> no windows. Zeus

\r?\n> drop-outs with fender eyelets. Short 6" chrome on

\r?\n> stays and forks ends.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> No braze-ons except on chain stay for deraileur and

\r?\n> D.T. lever stop.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> The tubing appears to be Reynolds 531 DB and wonder

\r?\n> if the serial

\r?\n> number would date the year as March 1966.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> I suspect that this is the "Professional" model as I

\r?\n> have seen a

\r?\n> similar Raleigh (Carlton) Pro frame on the Cycle-Art

\r?\n> web site.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Would anyone know how this frame was detailed? Also,

\r?\n> what equip would

\r?\n> it have come with when new?

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Your help would be much appreciated. A digital pic

\r?\n> available if

\r?\n> necessary.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Robert Murray

\r?\n> Getting mild in Toronto.