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Any idea what this frame is ?

Old 05-01-15, 07:45 PM
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Any idea what this frame is ?

I have had this frame for some time but have never made an effort to find out what it might be. The number 1710 is hand stamped under the bottom bracket. I believe I have seen these dimpled rear track ends before but I do not recall where or when. Some of the pictures make it look as the top tube is bent but I do not believe it is. Any info is appreciated, thanks
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Old 05-01-15, 08:06 PM
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Try looking at BSA bicycles.
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Old 05-02-15, 08:39 AM
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Itís pretty tough to identify without any graphics so the best you can do is make an educated guess by comparing the lug work to bikes of the same period. I donít think itís a BSA, thatís always the characteristic guess upon seeing the ubiquitous BSA crankset. Looks American, not Brennan, not Drysdale, not Applehans, maybe Wastyn. Take a look at the bike in this threadÖ

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vi...rack-bike.html

Öand take a look at the headtube and lugs in photo 3 and see if you think they match your frame. I canít really tell from your photos because the top of the lugs blend in with the rest of the frame.

The dimples in the track ends look like some halfhearted drillium attempt to me but I could be wrong, the Wastyn I have had the seatpost swiss cheesed. My Wastyn is from the same period as the white bike in the thread above, 20ís according to Scott Wastyn, shoot them an email with some pictures; canít hurt.
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