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Profile of a Fine Cycle No 5

Major Nichols AVT 1s

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Machine: Major Nichols 25” Frame no 6316 built in 1963

Owned by: Alexander von Tutschek

How long owned: Which time? I have owned it twice and thus had the immense pleasure of buying it twice.

How was it acquired:- A gentleman in Sutton Coldfield ( I think) responded to an advertisement of mine seeking good machines, I drove up and bought it on sight

The features that make this special:

Since the equipment on this machine is fairly typical of the period and non stands out I have to say that it is the amazing all original paintwork and transfers. What a stunning choice the original owner made. Since then the few owners of this machine have all cared for it, yet another very rare wonderful time-warp machine.




Major Nichols 2s
Beautiful original paint job on this Major Nichols
Major Nichols 7s
Detail of seat lug cluster showing seat lug and wrap-over seat stays
Major Nichols 6s
Details of head lugs, paintwork and transfers
Major Nichols 4s
Nichols always had great graphics
Major Nichols 9s
Superb detail on guards
Major Nichols 5s
Stylish graphics again, on down tube