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1968 Kolbe Hessland German Bicycle

Old 10-05-20, 02:54 PM
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1968 Kolbe Hessland German Bicycle

Hello all!
The forum won't let me post pictures yet, but I just purchased a 1968 Kolbe Hessland bicycle. It had one owner who received It as a gift in germany when she was 12 and she has had it ever since. Now it is in my hands and I am interested to find out more about the bicycle. If anyone has any information I would definitely like to know more!
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Old 10-05-20, 07:33 PM
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Hello Mason,

Evidently the Kolbe Hessland marque fell to Bauer at some point.

Here is an example which appears to date from the early 1970's.

The head emblem and downtube transfers state Hessland yet there is a transfer on the top tube stating the cycle is manufactured by Bauer.

It wears a K for Kolbe transfer on its fork blades.







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peecha assistenza:

here is Mason's example -




its fork appears to express deformation

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frame -

bulge-formed head is Agrati "EXPORT" pattern

plate style seat stay and chain stay bridges by ESGE

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juvela thank you so much for the information!
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please have the fork seen to before anyone is permitted to operate the cycle

safety issue!


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juvela will do!
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