Holdsworth that's possibly not

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Another of my ebay buys. The seller did doubt it was a Holdsworth and I'm not convinced either.

It's built up as a nice bike either way but if anyone can shed any light on this frames origins it would be much appreciated.

What I do know is it has a 26.8 seat post, Nervex Pro lugs, both ends are chromed (can't say about elsewhere) and it has Shimano fork ends and dropouts. What I don't know is what the tubing is, who made it and when it was made.

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Top of the seat tube showing internal cable that neither the seller or I thought was original.
 

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Bottom bracket bottom view
 

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Built bike so ignore everything on it but thought I'd post one if it built up.

The things I find odd are the seat stays which don't look Holdsworth to me, the bottle cage bosses are M6 but I suppose these and the rear cable routing could have been added later and the use of Shimano ends but I can't really say why I find their use odd, they seem out of place age wise with the rest of it if it is in fact a Holdsworth.
 

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