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Freddie Grubb - 1955

Owned by: Pat Curtis

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Frame F H Grubb 'Silver Star' frame No. 11857.  Accles and Pollock tubing 26.4 seat pin.  Nervex lugs type 86BIS
Wheels 27" Weinmann rims with LF QR hubs
Chainset Stronglight 49D with TA adaptor and 51-45 rings
Pedals Miche with Christophe toeclips and straps
Gears Campagnolo Gran Sport front and rear changers.  Regina block 14-15-17-19-21 with Regina Corsa chain
Brakes Weinmann 730
Stem/Bars Ambrosio stem with GB Ventoux bars
Saddle Brooks B 17 Narrow
Extra details Bluemels Club Special mudguards.  Bought from original owner Harry Stubbs
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Before and after shots of the Freddie Grubb 'Silver Star' showing Nervex 86 BIS lugs:


Left: Sad and sorry state when purchased

Right: Lovingly restored and preserved for years to come
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