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Old 04-17-16, 01:45 PM
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rancho66
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Strange 27" Araya Alloy Rims

I have had these rims hanging in the basement for about 5 years and putting them on a bike that is going to local swap meet. Probably not too valuable, but a bit rare I would guess. Laced to early Shimano high flange hubs, solid axles front and back with Sugino wing nuts on the front hub. Came on a aluminum framed 1972 AMF Roadmaster Elite made by Bridgestone in Japan.
This link to 1960 and 1970 araya catalogs has the rim, but not in 27":

ARAYA Rims 1960-70カタログアーカイヴ

Anyone seen these rims before?
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