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From: "Peter Brown" <peterg.brown@ntlworld.com>
To: <seaneee175@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2007 18:09:28 +0100
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cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]

Hello Marc and Sean,

I have attached 2 pages from the 1948 Constrictor catalogue, showing the low flange hubs and wingnuts offered, and one from the 38 showing their Circum spoking,. I don’t think they produced high flange hubs, but pre-war offered what they called Circum Spoking, which could give the appearance of high flange when built. I don’t think your hub is one of those.

Peter Brown, Lincolnshire, England

Hi Sean,

Yes they did. I recently sold a Constrictor alloy low flange hub on eBay. It was marked "Constrictor" on the barrel. No wingnuts.

Marc St. Martin

Livermore, CA

-----Original Message-----
>From: Sean Flores <seaneee175@gmail.com>
>Sent: Jun 3, 2007 8:52 PM
>To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>Subject: [CR]Constrictor Hubs?
>Went parts digging today at a local shop and came up with an old large
>flange track hub. No markings anywhere except for a couple of odd
>looking wing nuts marked constrictor. These are nothing like the
>normal wing nuts from that era. There are flat and square. As for the
>hubs, pretty large flanges ala Airlite. Unlike airlite, these hubs are

>all alloy, single piece shells. The ends of the flanges form a ³v² shape, vs. a flat end.

There is also an oil clip.
>Any ideas, I didn¹t think that constrictor made hubs?
>Sean Flores