RE: [CR]Sologne Pannier Bags

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From: "Mark Lawrence" <>
To: Mike Schmidt <>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2008 13:32:26 +0100
Subject: RE: [CR]Sologne Pannier Bags
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Thanks Mike, I appreciate the Solgone/Berthoud connection (although I'm unc ertain about placing Gilles Berthoud's purchase of the Sologne brand in the 1960's - he strikes me as looking younger in any recent photo's I've seen of him).

I would like to have more info on the pre-Berthoud days if anyone has it. Regards, .M

-----Original Message----- From: Mike Schmidt [] Sent: 21 July 2008 12:40 To: Mark Lawrence Cc: Classic Rendezvous Subject: Re: [CR]Sologne Pannier Bags

Mark Sologne was the forerunner to Giles Berthoud's company. I think that Berthoud purchased the company back in the 60's. I have an older Sologne handlebar bag and the bag pattern is similar to Berthoud.

Mike Schmidt Stirling, New Jersey Sent from my 3G iPhone

On Jul 21, 2008, at 6:42 AM, Mark Lawrence <
   > wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Sologne Pannier Bags - does anyone have any historical information
> concerni
> ng the Sologne company?
> e.g. when formed/designers/other products/location
> Much appreciated for curiosity and possible writing.
> Regards, Mark
> Mark Lawrence
> Oxford
> United Kingdom