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Two Old Blisters From Across the Pond

Old 05-24-13, 09:34 PM
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Two Old Blisters From Across the Pond

Today's finds: A pair of filthy old blisters. Clouds of dust and crispy tires.

An old too small green bike (but with a really nice vintage Brooks saddle) and an orange bike that looks a bit more serious: tubular tyres that are still holding air!
Nice detailing on alloy bars.
Both bikes have Stronglight cranks & chainrings and Reynolds alloy tubes.
The orange one has Campagnolo hubs.
Weinmann brakes on both bikes.

Approximate age & value ??

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Old 05-27-13, 11:13 PM
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dawes looks to be a galaxy model of the early 1970's. three main frame tubes are reynolds plain guage.

poulidor the more interesting machine. likely a contract build. perhaps made in st. etienne. also looks to be an early 1970's mount. this is an intersting find.

will leave value estimates to the experts...
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Both nice bikes. Dawes Galaxy I would want $200 for.

Poulidor, I'm a sucker for any bike with a racers portrait on it. $225-250.
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