Re: [CR]unusual, maybe rare, crankset on ebay?

(Example: Framebuilders:Cecil Behringer)

Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2007 10:51:01 -0500
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]unusual, maybe rare, crankset on ebay?
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From: "John Thompson" <johndthompson@gmail.com>


Fred Rednor wrote:
> --- Tom Hayes <hayesbikes@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> This crankset on Ebay I thought was "interesting" or at
>> least unusual. The
>> seller calls it Art Deco; it has AS behind the one arm.
>> Anyone familiar
>> with this crankset? Manufacturer? Caliber of bike it would
>> have gone on?
>> Is it for one chainring or two?
>>
>>
>> http://ebay.com/<blah>
> To me, the arms of the crankset appear to be Duprat. But I've
> never seen a Duprat crankset with that sort of "spider"
> section. (Which isn't to say I have extensive experience with
> Duprat cranksets - as I've only seen two up close, and perhaps
> 2 or 3 more in photos.)

I was thinking Duprat as well, but the arms appear to be milled on the back, rather than hollow.

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John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA