[CR]Mercier fork & chrome question

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From: Boy651@aol.com
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 11:11:53 EDT
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Mercier fork & chrome question

Hi, I'm looking to buy a late 60's mercier frame. The fork, however, is all chromed. So I'm not sure if it's original to the bike or possibly it is original and the paint was removed. So, I'm curious - when did all chrome forks start to show up on bikes?

george elanjian (los angeles)