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    Senior Member badger_biker's Avatar
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    Late 70's Viscount - steel fork

    I just finished going over this one and thought I'd ask about their value. I was thinking it may fetch somewhere above $200 since it is rather unique but I don't know if there is much of a following.

    It has a nice smooth ride and has Shimano barcons. Considering some of the heavier components it is still pretty light. It has Titlist derailleurs and pretty nice Shimano large flange hubs.

    Thanks for any feedback
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    The later ones were built by Yamaha motors, still from straight gauge tube and fillet brazed. The rarely go over $200.00

    I have an earlier one, white/red with all the odd stuff still in tact.
    1886 Surrey machinists Invincible, 1900 Nashua, 1937 Raleigh Golden Arrow, 1938 Raleigh Silver Record, 1951 Armstrong tourmalet, 1970 Motobecane Grand Record, 1971 Raleigh Professional, 1971 Gitane TDF, 1972 Legnano Gran Primio, 1973, Peugeot PX-10, 1975 Roberts, 1984 Battaglin Giro, 1985 Grandis Speciale, 2012 FTW

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    Senior Member badger_biker's Avatar
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    I forgot to include - this one is a Trusty version.
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    Yeah, I agree that north of $200 doesn't reflect the usual market value.

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    I believe that this is the Japanese made bike, not the English made one.

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