Re: [CR]First year for front-derailleur braze on?

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]First year for front-derailleur braze on?
Date: Sat, 26 May 2007 20:41:06 -0700
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On May 26, 2007, at 8:23 PM, Charles Andrews wrote:
> What was the first year for the braze-on front derailleur fitting?
> I'm fairly certain this frame I'm going to build up had one added
> after
> the fact, and I just had it restored, but forgot to have the damned
> thing removed. Ouch!
> So, I may go with a later parts group, what the hell... So, first
> year
> of that braze-on?
> Thanks!
> Charles Andrews
> Los Angeles

Pretty sure it was 1984.

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, CA USA (reprints, t-shirts & timelines)