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Originally Posted by Chombi1 View Post
It might be a bit far fetched that they would have made a British brand tubing in Argentina, considering the country's tumultuous relationship with each other...
Well the Falklands War (or the Malvinas depending on your point of view) is one thing but actually there are long-standing commercial ties between Argentina and the U.K. They play a lot of rugby in Argentina. And then there are football clubs like Newell's Old Boys. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newell%27s_Old_Boys

The British played a key role in providing capital in building up Argentina and also built some of the infrastructure.

My guess with the bike is that it was made during an era when there were high import duties in an attempt to build up a local industry which explains why the frame and the parts were by and large built locally.

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