[CR]anodised airlites

(Example: Framebuilding)

From: "John Hudson" <eggpie@gmx.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <MONKEYFOODSQ4wpV4MN00001842@monkeyfood.nt.phred.org>
Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2007 18:31:26 +0100
Subject: [CR]anodised airlites

> I am picking up a NOS red anodised set of 36/36 continental double sided
> Airlites that were laced to Mavic rims in 1968 from an ex bike shop owner
> that has been waiting for the customer to pick the job up for the last 39
> years!

Which reminds me that I was hoping somebody here could settle an argument for me :) Does anybody know approximately when the anodised versions were introduced? I know the red ones were available in the early-mid 50s, but were they available before then?

thanks,

john hudson
london, uk