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Empress Lugs

Author: Bryan Clarke

Empress Lugs were marketed as an alternative to Nervex and Oscar Egg lugs in the early 1950s and are easily confused with them. Below: Two adverts for Fonteyn & Co Ltd, cycle component importers, in the weekly magazine Cycling  for Empress Lugs. Left 1951. Right 1954

Empress lugs Cycling 1951
Empress Lugs. Cycling 1954