Re: [CR] ID help please. Boult frame lugs and brake levers


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From: Neil Foddering <neilfoddering@hotmail.com>
To: peter brown <peterg.brown@ntlworld.com>, Rendezvous Classic <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 09:43:08 +0000
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Subject: Re: [CR] ID help please. Boult frame lugs and brake levers


Hi Peter, they look like they could be modified Oscar Egg lugs.

Neil Foddering Weymouth, Dorset, England


> From: peterg.brown@ntlworld.com
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 22:23:05 +0100
> Subject: [CR] ID help please. Boult frame lugs and brake levers
>
> I recently acquired an E A Boult (early Witcomb) road frame, believed to be
> late 1940s. The lugs are rather unusual and appear to have been modified
> (not added to) by the builder and would have required a lot more material
> than would be available on standard Nervex lugs for instance. Does anyone
> know what lugs they are please. The frame had on it a pair of modern flat
> steel bars, on which are what I think were the original brake levers, which
> someone has suggested are Bartalli. Any positive ID and date would be
> appreciated. Pics by following the link
>
> http://www.photobox.co.uk/album/110480710
>
>
>
> Peter Brown, Lincolnshire, England