The Herse book contains a receipt from 1973 for a typical randonner costing 2652.50 FF. A dollar was roughly 4.5 francs so that you would have paid about $590 back then.
BTW: Nobody in Germany knew René Herse in the 1970s.
-- Dirk Feeken Heidelberg Germany
Am 02.11.2007 3:16 Uhr schrieb "Carb7008@cs.com" unter <Carb7008@cs.com>:
> I sometimes fantasize of purchasing a new RHerse when I was stationed in
> Germany in '68-'70 (who knew?). Anyone have an idea what a new, made-to- order
> fully-equipped camping/randonneur would have cost? At the time, GIs were
> 4 DM/$ and a new Paramount was what...a couple of hundred (2 mos of PFC p
> Jack Romans
> Sacramento, CA