Re: [CR] ebay outing: amazing carlton - fake, fake, fake

(Example: Component Manufacturers:Chater-Lea)

From: "Neil Foddering" <neilfoddering@hotmail.com>
To: <gillies@ece.ubc.ca>, Rendezvous Classic <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2009 19:41:44 +0000
In-Reply-To: <20091007184051.A75CC4F419@lvs1-r4.ece.ubc.ca>
References: <20091007184051.A75CC4F419@lvs1-r4.ece.ubc.ca>
Subject: Re: [CR] ebay outing: amazing carlton - fake, fake, fake


Surely the term "fake" suggests that there is intention to deceive; the vendor states that if he thought the paint job was original, the sale would not be taking place. On this basis, you might as well label any refinished machine offered for sale as a fake. Or am I missing the point?

Neil Foddering Weymouth, Dorset, England


> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 11:40:51 -0700
> From: gillies@ece.ubc.ca
> Subject: Re: [CR] ebay outing: amazing carlton - fake, fake, fake
>
> Here is a picture to confirm that the paint job for the
> Carlton Massed Start Special is a fake, fake, fake repaint.
>
> http://www.ece.ubc.ca/~gillies/massed_start/Carlton_MassedStart_40s_1_seatlogo.JPG
>
> You can clearly see the writing "Massed Start" right below the 'CC' logo
> on the seat tube.
>
> - Don Gillies
> San Diego, CA, USA