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    Senior Member owenmyers's Avatar
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    Shimano deer head FD

    I purchased an old Peugeot MTB and a Diamondback Apex for $20. I know they are mountain bikes, im posting about the deer head on the FD. A long time ago, i read something about these but i totally forgot. I originally posted in the mountain forum but they told me you could help me with this item:

    Whats it worth all cleaned up?

    Essentials bike works - 2012

    1986 Team Fuji
    1990's Fondriest
    96 Specialized M2 pro
    2007 Kona scrap

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    Bianchi Goddess Bianchigirll's Avatar
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    They are nice derailleurs and the forerunner of Deore, but I am not certain they are valuable. This one says it is for a Halfstep gearing so that may garner some interest.
    Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto, '90 Campione del Fausto Giamondi Specialisma Italiano Mundo, '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '86 Volpe, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,

    Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '09 Motobecane SOLD, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape

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    Senior Member randyjawa's Avatar
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    Bianchigirl has it pretty much right. The derailleurs are not worth a great deal - at the moment. My guess is, however, that because they are a bit ornate, with the stag's head embossed into the components, that one day they might be worth a dollar or two.

    For my money, if I had any, I would give as much at $25.00 for a decent Stag's Head rear derailleur for my Tom Richey. I could use a set of thumb shifters, also and then the bike would be complete and original. Right down to the Richey slicks...

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