Here's links to pictures of pre 1950 Hetchins' showing the thin dropouts that I would expect on a 1947 British made bike.
The last one is a 1948 Massed Start model.
Chas. Colerich Oakland, CA USA
John D Proch wrote:
> Hi Charles,
> I understand that pre 1956 Hetchins used all cast dropouts.
> John Proch
> La Grange, Texas