Re: [CR] Reynolds origins


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Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 20:35:29 -0700
From: Michael Howard <95rivieramike@gmail.com>
To: Bob Freitas <freitas1@pacbell.net>
Cc: CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] Reynolds origins


I may be crazy but I believe I remember a story that Reynolds actually started some time around the turn of the century. One of their first products was nails if memory serves me correctly. Does this ring a bell with anyone else?

Mike Howard Santa Fe Springs CA

On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 7:52 PM, Bob Freitas <freitas1@pacbell.net> wrote:
> Didnt Reynolds originate as an Aircraft Tubing? I think it
> dates to fabric covered Wings etc which has got to be before 1930.
> When we were selling Reynolds in the 70s I remember they said it was
> still being used in the frames of airplane seats
>
> Jeeze, why do I still remember this stuff when I cant remember
> where I put my car keys 2 hours ago?
> BOB FREITAS
> breezy MILL VALLEY, CA USA