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London Builders at Home - 1950

Peter Underwood 
 
In 1950, seventeen London lightwight bicycle builders combined together to form a chain of cycle exhibitions across the city.  The consortium took out adverts and had editorial in Cycling of 9 November 1950. The 'At Homes' ran from 8 - 18 November (excluding Sundays) and they were open from 10am - 8pm each day. The two-page article had details from each of the participants and this gives a good insight into what manufacturers would be building for the new 1951 season. It also gives their addresses.

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Builders at home 1
Builders at home 2