Re: [CR] Craigslist Outing : SEKAI 4000, 57cm, $450


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To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 00:09:58 -0800 (PST)
From: gillies@ece.ubc.ca (donald gillies)
Subject: Re: [CR] Craigslist Outing : SEKAI 4000, 57cm, $450


That's a really early one. THe headbadge makes it pre-78 and I think the seat tube shadow decals are 1976 or earlier, in fact it could easily be a 1973 or 1974 bike. Those forks decals are very early, and ishiwata 019 is 8/5/8 like reynolds 531c or Champion #1.

http://www.yellowjersey.org/SEKAI75.JPG http://www.equusbicycle.com/bike/ishiwata/catalog2/pdf/Ishiwata%20Catalog%202%20opt%203.pdf

- Don Gillies
San Diego, CA, USA