Re: [CR] Rene Herse on ebay

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Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 16:32:12 -0500
From: "jay hartman" <>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Rene Herse on ebay

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 11:32 AM, <> wrote:
> That price, by my guesstimate, is in the ball park. However, this is a
> very late Herse, notice the decals rather than hand painted markings, later
> Huret derailleurs. But it does have the cranks stem, Maxi car hubs, many of
> the key parts... Who can tell about lugs & frame details?
> I think that bike may have been repainted and/or modernized at one point. By the time those decals were being used the Herse cranks used hex key chainring bolts like this:

Also, this bike has the old style Maxicar hubs without holes that were discontinued sometime in the mid 60's

Thirdly, the light looks like a Radios 16 or 18 from the 50's

Jay Hartman
Montclair NJ USA