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Old 12-07-18, 04:37 PM
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Unknown brake levers

I would like to know if anyone recognizes the maker and date range of this lever? There are no markings and made of aluminum. Thanks, Shawn

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Old 12-08-18, 02:56 PM
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French, I'd say. CLB and LAM come to mind as possible manufacturers. Both have used similar clamping mechanisms. The filed-out slot in the lever - near the pivot - doesn't look original (or very smart) to me.
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I don't recognize them either, but they are really early, like 40's-50's, and I agree, probably French. Maybe Italian, but not English. CLB seems likely since I know their products often had no visible branding-- though the same may be true if other brands. It's hard to tell in the absence of branding.
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Shawn -

Don't miss post from Randy Jawa anent his Fratelli Pietra leve over on the appraisals forum.

Might be just what you require per nostro Edoardo.

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