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Old 09-11-19, 01:08 PM
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Need help with 1951 Raleigh Sport

Hello all, i have a new acquisition a alleged 1951 Raleigh Sport.
External Benelux RD with a Simplex shifter.
Rear wheel was replaced with a Mallaird hub with a French 4 speed freewheel.
Front rim is Dunlop 26 x 1 1/4 and rear is same but made by Sturmey-Archer.
Brakes are GB Hindinium and it has a Bluemels Sport mudguards.
Serial #229235







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Old 09-11-19, 01:42 PM
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Not a typical Raleigh Sports - could it be a Clubman? The lugs and finish and chainset look right, but I am not an expert ....
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Old 09-11-19, 03:44 PM
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Looks like a Lenton Sports to me. That might mean the shifter and mechs are original or at least period substitutions.
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Old 09-11-19, 05:40 PM
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Cool bike. The pedals look interesting underneath those booties?
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Old 09-11-19, 06:15 PM
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Looks like a Lenton Sports to me too. Congrats on an excellent find. 23" frame even. What a nice bike.
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