Re: [CR] Reynolds decals on PX-10s


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Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 22:44:27 +0200
From: M-gineering <info@m-gineering.nl>
CC: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <20100727201038.B7B9419D8D@ug6.ece.ubc.ca>
In-Reply-To: <20100727201038.B7B9419D8D@ug6.ece.ubc.ca>
Subject: Re: [CR] Reynolds decals on PX-10s


donald gillies wrote:
> I'll go out on a limb here and say that you MAY NOT have an early
> 1970's PX-10s, you might have a late 1970's PX-10s. The ***531***
> decal was introduced by Schwinn in the early 70's (maybe 72 ?? not
> sure), but the ***531*** decal for European frames was not introduced
> (at least on Raleighs) until 1977 (I have 2 such bikes, one Carlton,
> one Raleigh, and a 1976 531-db Raleigh without said decal), and so I
> believe that your decal must have a gold band saying, "(TI) Reynolds
> Tube Co. Limited", which indicates a post-1976 decal. Raleigh was
> about as close to Reynolds as possible, as both companies were owned
> by TI from 1976 onwards.
>
> So the answer is, probably, Peugeot may have stopped using
> french-language decals in the late 1970's, so you got the latest
> 531-db decal, but I wouldn't know why they abandoned french, OR, you
> have a replacement decal on your frameset, and the bike could be any
> year.
> Got a fairly late Peugeot with a Ti-Reynolds 531 sticker in French on the downtube, which is where I always thought Peugeot put them. Not that I'm an expert

-- mvg

Marten Gerritsen
Kiel Windeweer
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