Well, it's been almost an entire week since I finished the last of my project bikes (although, truth be told: are any of them ever truly completed?) I went out to look at a vintage Olmo this morning and drove off with an early 70's Raleigh Carlton Super Course. Based upon the placement of the serial number, it appears to be ca. 1973 - but I'm happy to be corrected on this point as Raleighs are not my strong suit.
It's pretty rough in places, but mechanically seems to be sound - at least on first blush. The mech shifts very smoothly on the stand. Reynolds 531 on the main tubes, and the chrome seems to be cleaning up with relative ease, thanks to Windex, aluminum foil, and a bit of elbow grease. Here is the front fork following an initial cleaning: