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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2018 1:07 pm 
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ok. it's got no stickers other than the 531 sticker. benelux gears gb sports brakes gb bars stem and seat post brooks saddle etc. any thoughts about identity. it has 188 stamped on bottom bracket


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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2018 9:06 pm 
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Hi Phil,
My first instinct thought Dawes, but I don,t know why.

Keith


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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2018 9:12 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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I've since found a frame number on the nearside dropout 62023


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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2018 10:48 pm 
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Wow, that's real nice :). Carlton, Viking seems to ring a bell. Are those lugs Oscar Egg?


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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2018 9:32 pm 
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Here is a photo of then she drop out


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PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 8:43 pm 
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I am now thinking it is most likely a Percy Stallard from 1956 based on the frame number. I stand to be corrected though


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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 11:52 am 
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Doesn't say Carlton to me at all.


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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 12:05 pm 
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It was just the headbadge rivets Mike......


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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 4:09 pm 
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Midlife wrote:
It was just the headbadge rivets Mike......



A bit big for Carlton, the rest of the machine inc lugs dont look right...


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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 5:53 pm 
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Philmay wrote:
I am now thinking it is most likely a Percy Stallard from 1956 based on the frame number. I stand to be corrected though


Doesn't appear to have Stallard rear dropouts though. When did he stop using them? By 1956 they may have been outdated?


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