Re: [CR]Early Rene Herse/Goeland


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From: hersefan@comcast.net
To: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>, alex m <alexpianos@yahoo.fr>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Early Rene Herse/Goeland
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 14:23:11 +0000


For the lever on a drum brake.

Mike Kone
Boulder CO


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From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos

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

\r?\n> porteur:

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\r?\n> http://cgi.ebay.com/Goeland-Louis-Moire-Porteur-project-1950s_W0QQitemZ120141892

\r?\n> 867QQihZ002QQcategoryZ56197QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

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\r?\n> But I'm puzzled. The frame has what appears to be a chainstay brazeon for and

\r?\n> old style Cyclo or Simplex RD, but it's on the wrong chainstay, i.e. on the left

\r?\n> chainstay rather than the right. Is this for something else, or did Goeland

\r?\n> make a left-hand drive machine, which seems unlikely?

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\r?\n> Regards,

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\r?\n> Jerry Moos

\r?\n> Big Spring, TX

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\r?\n> alex m wrote:

\r?\n> I've published a couple of beauties to my site,

\r?\n> particularly interesting because they are extremely

\r?\n> early examples of the maker's work.

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\r?\n> The Herse, n° 23 of 1945 is the earliest Rene Herse I

\r?\n> have ever seen. Does anyone know of an earlier one?

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\r?\n> Goeland porteur or ville, prewar, model speciale

\r?\n> Paris, belonged to a policeman...

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\r?\n> http://www.reneherse.com/Goelandprewar.html

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\r?\n> http://www.reneherse.com/RHchrome45racer.html

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\r?\n> Alexander March

\r?\n> Bordeaux

\r?\n> France