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Higgins Dunster Special - 1951

Owned by: Peter Salmon

Higgins RB 1



Frame Higgins Dunster Special, 1951 - 24" seat tube
Wheels 27" Dunlop stainless HP rims on Prior hubs
Chainset Williams 5-pin with small ring fitted for L'Eroica
Pedals Lyotard Platform with Christophe toeclips
Gears Osgear 3-speed
Brakes Burlite stirrups with Mafac levers
Stem/Bars Reynolds steel
Saddle Brooks Swallow
Extra details The Dunster Special was a special - very few were made

Higgins RB 2
Rear end showing dual position with forward position for Osgear to allow wheel removal without the sprockets going forward to hit the gear change fork
Higgins RB 3
Detail of construction of the front end of the Higgins welded/brazed frame proudly displaying L'Eroica number tag

Higgins RB 4
Detail of changer showing the optional Osgear cable adjuster used to fine-tune the gear
Higgins RB 5
Intersection of the second set of stays with the down tube