I'd given up looking for one of these to add to my collection of Prestige framed production bikes, then in the market place watch some kind sole listed it
Scan of the 1990 brochure is HERE
thanks to drcarlos, here is the page for the Prestige Comp:
This was third in the 1990 line up - top of the prestige tig welded steel bikes.
Detailing wise I'd say it's similar to a Orange Prestige/Clockwork from the same era - interesting to see how it rides.
I had the usual trepidation when you go and pick something up that was bought from a punt on eBay, crap phone picture, collection only, but I was pleasantly surprised
Apart form the wheels/tyres/saddle which I knew were rubbish it is in original condition retaining all the XC Comp bits and stem/bars/seat post.
The frame was adorned with various skate/surf stickers which I've removed and it's in good shape, no rust, a few knocks to the paint here and there all the stickers where they should be. I'll give it a good polish, maybe touch up some of the worst chips and leave it at that. The paint is black with a sparkle -
I'm going to build it back up with the Suntour stuff. Wheels will determine the rest of the build, either:
Black rm20/DX and a HG 7 speed cassette - if I go this way I might use DX thumbies and a DX rear mech too.
m231CD/Mavic in which case I'll either need to find a Suntour 7 speed freewheel or go with Shimano hyperglide again.
I used to run Shimano rear gearing and Suntour front BITD as it was the best of both so maybe I will do that again
Tyres FJ Cousins until I get some more Timbuk IIs from first flight.
Hoping to get this one up and running fairly quickly, some pics of the frame: