[CR]ebay outing: batavus

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From: "Charles Andrews" <chasds@mindspring.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 06:35:54 -0700
Subject: [CR]ebay outing: batavus

so, this auction:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110255280464&ssPageN ame=ADME:B:SS:US:1123

has me wondering if Gazelle and Batavus came out of the same shop. this Batavus looks identical to a Gazelle of the same period. Maybe something like the Swiss? Where Condor, Mondia, Allegro, Tigra and Cilo all appeared to be made by the same shop?

Charles Andrews Los Angeles

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