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Baines 'Pennine Variable' - 1935/6



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Frame
Baines 'Pennine Variable' - Frame No. 111;  20" seat tube; 22"  top tube; Finished in British Racing green, with lugs lined in gold. Head & Seat tube transfers supplied by Derek Athey, who obtained them from Willy Baines just prior to the shop closing, in the early 60s. Down tube re-created from the image in the catalogue (image below).
Wheels
Constrictor Boa alloy 26" x 1¼" rims on Airlite Continental g/fixed solid axle.
Chainset Williams C1000 (possibly the only item of origional equipment) 
Pedals Lyotard rat trap
Gears Super Champion "Mondial 45 " 3 speed gear, with an early Simplex Lever
Brakes Early G.B Brake levers with Atala stirrups- .
Stem/Bars GB Pellisierbars with 2" G.B stem and Brampton headclip
Saddle Brooks B17 Standard with oval logo
Extra details Pump - Brittania. Mudguards - British Ace


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Left: Super Champion "Mondial 45 " 3 speed gear, with an early Simplex Lever
Right:  Head showing lugs and headclip

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Baines Browne RB 4