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Old 07-17-15, 12:02 PM
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Royal Gran Compe brake levers, BLACK

I guess these are pretty rare and I'm wondering if anyone knows what a reasonable $ value is for them. I've seen them with the calipers on eBay for $100, but these are just the levers.
Took them off an ST800 rebuild and replaced with Tektro brake levers.
Any help is greatly appreciated!
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Old 07-17-15, 02:57 PM
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Hmmm. I bought a pair of those on ebay a few months ago. Not NOS, a few scratches, I think I got them for under $20 with shipping.

Very nice levers and hoods. I don't know how much in demand they are these days. The current trend is big oversized levers that you can wrap your entire hand around. Ergo shaped lever, short reach, and a big beefy hood. You might get the idea I don't like the new lever designs. The Royal Gran Compe is a quality lever, not too much value. $25 give or take, if in excellent condition.
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ebay says $25-$30

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Aero Stye RGC lever like those are highly undervalued IMO, but being that it is Diacompe, and not Suntour or Shimano, would always give them that almost second tier image to most cyclist, despite their high quality...
Being that they look to be NOS and minty fresh looking, I would not hesitate to ask at least 60 bucks for the set....heck people had been asking and getting more than half that money for good NOS lever hoods!
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Sold mine a few months ago for $30 shipped on fleabay. and that was after a few weeks of sitting and gradually dropping the price down.

+1 to being undervalued. those are the same as suntour superbe pros, they are real quality stuff.
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