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 Post subject: holdsworth i.d please
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 5:10 pm 
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hi all just got this on a whim :?

just a quick spec,ill get more later :wink:
suntour v-luxe back mech,weinman vainque 999 brakes,milremo rims,mertens saddle,sistar left crank arm.
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 Post subject: Holdsworth
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:16 pm 
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A good place to start with Holdsworth (and Claud Butler) queries is Norman Kilgariffs excellent site here:
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/nkilgariff/


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:37 pm 
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What is the serial number? It should be on the bottom bracket.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:45 pm 
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ill have a look asap,forgot to get it before :oops:
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:13 pm 
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A picture of the lugs might also help.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:34 pm 
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Lugs look like Nervex Pro ?

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Guessing, with the early nervex pro and long fork rake (perhaps 2.75 inches?) it's got to be early 1950's.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:33 pm 
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And the head badge might help date it?


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:40 pm 
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W F Holdsworth should predate the "Holdsworthy Company" buying the name. But the badge looks remakably clean.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:40 pm 
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Headbadge makes it not older than second half of fifties.
http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/bu ... worth.html
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