Re: [CR]Carlton Pro I.D.


Example: Racing:Jacques Boyer

Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 11:56:10 -0800 (PST)
From: John Barry <usazorro@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Carlton Pro I.D.
To: John Barry <usazorro@yahoo.com>, Michael Butler <pariscycles@yahoo.co.uk>, CR Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <20060127194144.68085.qmail@web50210.mail.yahoo.com>


Let me correct myself. After re-reading, it wouldn't be a Raleigh Professional (wrong dropouts, color & badge). See link for picture of Carlton Professional from 1970 catalog (Mark Bulgier's great site): http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/carlton70/03.JPG

Regards,

John Barry
Mechanicsburg, PA


--- John Barry wrote:


> I'd concur with 1970 assessment. This fits with the

\r?\n> Raleigh serial numbering, and I suspect what you may

\r?\n> have is a Raleigh Professional (possibly MkII). I

\r?\n> have a 1969 Raleigh Professional that has an E

\r?\n> serial

\r?\n> number and 4 digits following.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Regards,

\r?\n>

\r?\n> John Barry

\r?\n> Mechanicsburg, PA

\r?\n>

\r?\n> --- Michael Butler <pariscycles@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

\r?\n>

\r?\n> > Bob,

\r?\n> > I reckon its 1970/71 with the F prefix and a 7

\r?\n> digit

\r?\n> > serial number.

\r?\n> > Mickey Butler

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > --- Robert Murray <robertmurray@sympatico.ca>

\r?\n> wrote:

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > > 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

\r?\n> is

\r?\n> > > all "Lagoon Blue"

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

\r?\n> only.

\r?\n> > >

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

\r?\n> the

\r?\n> > > BB with 366 on the

\r?\n> > > opposite side.

\r?\n> > >

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

\r?\n> > beefy

\r?\n> > > seat stays. Rapid

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

\r?\n> > >

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

\r?\n> > with

\r?\n> > > no windows. Zeus

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

\r?\n> on

\r?\n> > > stays and forks ends.

\r?\n> > >

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

\r?\n> > and

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

\r?\n> > >

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

\r?\n> > 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

\r?\n> as

\r?\n> > I

\r?\n> > > have seen a

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

\r?\n> > Cycle-Art

\r?\n> > > web site.

\r?\n> > >

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

\r?\n> > 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

\r?\n> pic

\r?\n> > > available if

\r?\n> > > necessary.

\r?\n> > >

\r?\n> > > Robert Murray

\r?\n> > > Getting mild in Toronto.