Re: [CR]Help ID this fork crown mark?


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From: "Ken Sanford" <kanford@comcast.net>
To: "devon warner" <crabulux@yahoo.com>, "Freek Faro" <khun.freek@gmail.com>, <washvalley@netscape.net>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Help ID this fork crown mark?
Date: Fri, 4 May 2007 16:25:06 -0400
reply-type=original
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

Hmm,

strickly a guess, but did Alpine Cycles, made near here in Rockville, MD in the 80's ever use that on their fork crowns? I know their 'emblem' was a white cross on a red background.

Ken Sanford
Kensington, MD


----- Original Message -----
From: devon warner
To: Freek Faro
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Friday, May 04, 2007 3:36 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Help ID this fork crown mark?



> Isn't Oschner another Swiss bike maker of the golden
> age, i mean on-topic era? just a thought along the
> lines of Freeks' post.
> devon warner
> san francisco
> --- Freek Faro <khun.freek@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Cilo? The only Swiss frame/bike I know off. The
>> cross reminds me of the
>> Swiss flag.
>>
>> Freek Faro
>> Rotterdam Netherlands
>>
>>
>> 2007/5/4, washvalley@netscape.net
>> <washvalley@netscape.net>:
>> >
>> >
>> > Hello CR
>> >
>> > Does anyone know what this short, square cross is?
>> I have two forks
>> > with this on the crown, the other one is an
>> unusual biplane-crown
>> > tandem fork with a one-inch steerer.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/82795089@N00/484044511/
>> >
>> >
>> > thanks for any help! I think this link will work,
>> if not I tagged it
>> > "mystery fork crown" on Flickr
>> >
>> > Alec Winters
>> > Davis, California