Re: [CR]Early Rene Herse/Goeland


Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley

Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 07:16:17 -0700 (PDT)
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Early Rene Herse/Goeland
To: alex m <alexpianos@yahoo.fr>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <371296.55071.qm@web26615.mail.ukl.yahoo.com>


Speaking of Grant's auctions and of Goeland, Grant is also offering this Goeland porteur:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Goeland-Louis-Moire-Porteur-project-1950s_W0QQitemZ120141892867QQihZ002QQcategoryZ56197QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

But I'm puzzled. The frame has what appears to be a chainstay brazeon for and old style Cyclo or Simplex RD, but it's on the wrong chainstay, i.e. on the left chainstay rather than the right. Is this for something else, or did Goeland make a left-hand drive machine, which seems unlikely?

Regards,

Jerry Moos Big Spring, TX

alex m <alexpianos@yahoo.fr> wrote: I've published a couple of beauties to my site, particularly interesting because they are extremely early examples of the maker's work.

The Herse, n° 23 of 1945 is the earliest Rene Herse I have ever seen. Does anyone know of an earlier one?

Goeland porteur or ville, prewar, model speciale Paris, belonged to a policeman...

http://www.reneherse.com/Goelandprewar.html

http://www.reneherse.com/RHchrome45racer.html

Alexander March
Bordeaux
France