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    Vintage ID Plz, old roadster.

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    I can't physically lay hands on it, and the delay on questions/more pics would not be worth it, so this is what we have to work with... closest bikes I can find resembling it are flying pigeons and phoenix, which had me thinking it's a pre war UK bike possibly, but the headbadge is throwing me off.
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    Looks identical to my '23 Rudge Whitworth which looks like a Raliegh which looks like a Sunbeam....... uncut lugs and a very common fork crown, other than the headbage and stem cap which look Chinese. Maybe someone can match up the Chainring?

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    Do I possibly see the "URKO" in the center of the headbadge? as in Durkopp? I know, it doesn't look like any Durkopp I've ever seen, but...

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    What does it say on the headlamp bracket?

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    I now strongly suspect it's a Phoenix from the 50's, the head badge apparently has oriental language of some sort on it.
    Quote Originally Posted by Velognome View Post
    Looks identical to my '23 Rudge Whitworth which looks like a Raliegh which looks like a Sunbeam....... uncut lugs and a very common fork crown, other than the headbage and stem cap which look Chinese. Maybe someone can match up the Chainring?
    I was thinking the same and have been wading through a sea of pics to try and match it.
    Quote Originally Posted by rhm View Post
    Do I possibly see the "URKO" in the center of the headbadge? as in Durkopp? I know, it doesn't look like any Durkopp I've ever seen, but...
    Definitely not, funny I keep seeing it as "UIKO" which also turned up nothing.
    Quote Originally Posted by nlerner View Post
    What does it say on the headlamp bracket?
    M I believe, I can't make out anything else..
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