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Hobbs Raceweight - 1948

Owner Pat Curtis
1948 Raceweight s


Frame  Hobbs Raceweight, 1948; frame no. D89791 (April 1949) 531 DB tubing painted to original specification by Les Rigden of Brighton
Wheels 27" x 1¼ alloy rims with Powell LF hubs 32/40; double fixed
Chainset Chater Lea
Pedals Chater Lea
Gears Fixed single speed with 3/32 chain
Brakes GB Hiduminium
Stem/Bars Ambrosia with GB Maes bars
Headset
Saddle Brooks B17 Narrow with Stratalight cranked seatpin
Extra details Original invoice shows date 24 April  1948 to Miss Thompson.  £2 deposit paid with balance of £20 18s 6d - sold by The Lightweight Shop 26 Stoke Street.
The frame was purchased from the Hobbs Marque Enthusiast at Ripley Jumble and then restored

1948 Raceweight 2s
The Raceweight as purchased before it was restored
1948 Raceweight 3s
Front fork ends with Powell hub