[CR] WTB: Sturmey Archer ASC trigger


Example: Framebuilders:Brian Baylis
From: "Elton Pope-Lance" <velomerlot@gmail.com>
To: Rendezvous Classic <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <COL121-W4418536B5886F172E8F979BFBA0@phx.gbl>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2010 09:38:52 -0400
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Subject: [CR] WTB: Sturmey Archer ASC trigger


I missed out one Neil Foddering offered.

Anybody else have one available?

Elton Pope-Lance Natick, MA

On Jul 14, 2010, at 12:22 PM, Neil Foddering wrote:
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> I'm offering the following items for sale to List members, before I
> list them on eBay. There are photos of the items at:
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> http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v396/hadendowa/CR%20List%20Items/?start=20
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> Shipping and insurance (where appropriate) extra. I don't charge
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> 1. Coloral feeding container for handlebar cage. Well-used! These
> were used for holding food, such as rice pudding, for long-distance
> time trials, such as 12- and 24-hour events.
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> This one has acquired a superb patina of use, mainly dents and
> scratches, but also what might be the residue of 60-year-old rice
> pud (no extra charge for this). Yum. There is a crack to the hinge
> mount, but this should not present a problem, provided that the lid
> isn't forced back further than it wants to go.
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> The base is marked "COLORAL LTD., STEWARD STREET, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND.
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> These are rare - this is only the second one I've seen.
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> Price: GBP25
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> 2. ASC trigger. This has recently been completely stripped and
> serviced by Phoenix Hub Gear Co., and a new spring has been fitted.
> A copy of the invoice precedes the photos of the trigger. The
> trigger is now in great mechanical shape. From a cosmetics point of
> view, the face plate has been polished at some time past, revealing
> the brass.
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> Price: GBP 55
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> 3. "Allez" (Holdsworth) drinking bottle for handlebar cage. NOS
> with storage wear. 1940s/1950s.
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> This is in excellent condition, with some very light scuffs/
> scratches here and there, and a small dent on the bottom edge. It
> is engraved "Allez" (Holdsworth's trade mark) on the bottom, and
> comes with a cork. The cork is an excellent fit, and I believed it
> to be original, until I photographed the bottle against the relevant
> page from Holdsworth's 1949 catalogue, which refers to a cork with
> an alloy top. Nevertheless, this would look great polished on a
> 1940s or 50s Holdsworth.
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> Price: GBP 25
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> 4. Il Primo Milano (Holdsworth) badged chromed steel handlebar
> stem. 1960s, possibly late 1950s. These stems were a Holdsworth
> product, but whether they came from Italy, or were badged fancy
> lapped stems, I don't know.
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> This one has been used, and there is some wear (spotting, light
> marking and a small rust patch) to the chrome, but the tricolor
> green, white and red enamelled badge which is riveted to the top of
> the front extension shows no paint loss. This would look great on a
> racing bike of the period with original or patinated paint.
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> Price: GBP 35.
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> 5. Titan stem. 2" extension. New old stock, but with some light
> zig-zag insertion marks extending about 5/8" up from the bottom of
> the quill. These will be completely invisible when the stem is
> fitted, since they don't extend beyond the expander slots.
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> These stems were available from the mid-1930s onward, and were
> considered extremely desireable.
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> Price: GBP 25
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> 6. Williams C1000 cranks. Length 6.5". Listed in Brown Brothers'
> 1939 cycle accessory catalogue as "C1000 Lightweight Racing
> Pattern"". They cost about 25 percent more in 1939 than the much
> more common C34 pattern. They are machined away so that they are
> thinner in profile than the C34, but leaving a full-width boss at
> the end for the pedal spindle. These elegant cranks take the normal
> Williams C34 pattern chainwheels. High-quality lightweight
> maufacturers fitted them as standard equipment to their top-end
> models; Chater-Lea and BSA were usually optional extras, with BSA
> being the premium option pre-war.
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> This pair dates from the 1930s but they are also suitable also for
> high-class post-war machines.
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> They have been re-chromed to a high standard by Prestige
> Electroplating, a company which consistently produces excellent
> results, and is used by Veteran-Cycle Club members and cycle
> restorers.
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> Price: GBP 39
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> Finally, an item which is already on eBay - a really beautiful pair
> of celluloid-covered genuine Lauterwasser bars. There's a split to
> celluloid on the underside, but this can be remedied quite simply,
> and won't then show in use. My photos don't do these bars justice.
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> Link:
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> http://my.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?MyEbayBeta&MyEbay=&CurrentPage=MyeBayAllSelling&ssPageName=STRK%3AME%3ALNLK&gbh=1&guest=1
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> Or search under my eBay userid "hadendowa".
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> Happy to answer any questions, as always.
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> Neil Foddering
> Weymouth, Dorset, England