Old Ned wrote:
One of the problems is that when Frank Clements owned the brand in the early 80's all sorts of frames were branded 'Harry Quinn' from 753 to gas-pipe (mostly the latter!). If it IS an HQ then more likely one of Frank's - but the number will tell us (if there is one!). Numbers Q5*** are often Franks' ones.
I can't see Harry using bridges like that although the lugs and dropouts look reasonable.
EDIT - in retrospect, FC may not have supplied 753 but definitely 531.
I remember Frank having a big push in the cycling press for your chance to own one of the final production Harry Quinn frames! A friend of mine has one still wrapped in its delivery packaging, unfortunately, he thinks he is sat on a small fortune and I haven't got the heart to tell him it will be a cheapo far eastern import! I know from another tandem racing friend who had all his bikes built by Harry both in Liverpool and Tenby, that Harry wasn't at all happy about what Clements did to the Quinn brand.