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Maclean Apollo - 1949

Submitted by Simon Penrose 

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Frame
Maclean Apollo - 1949- frame No: KA539 (132) Seat Tube 24", Reynolds 531 tubing
Wheels
Blumfield Duralite large-flange hubs - 32/40 - Conloy 27" HP rims
Chainset Chater-Lea round section 'Pencil' cranks CL single chanring 49t
Pedals Chater-Lea Sprints, Strata adjustable toe-clips
Gears Simplex TDF derailleur and lever
Brakes Mafac levers and GB Hiduminium calipers
Stem/Bars  Reynolds twin-bolt stem and Binda handlebars
Saddle Brooks B17 Swallow. Titan alloy seatpost
Extra details The frame only was bought from the brother of the original owner via an intermediary. The frame was in excellent condition and only required some re-instating of the pinstriping and laquering to protect the whole. The head, down and seat tube and all the transfers are original. Originally purchased by Mr. Eddie Cosham of the Rodney C.C.

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