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Frederick Pratt - 1952

Owner Pat Curtis
Frederick Pratt 1 450


Frame
Frame No. 52108 = 1952 October No.8;  23" built with Reynolds 531 double butted tubing; 27.2 seat pin
Wheels Sprint rims on Excelto hubs with alloy flanges on chrome barrels.   Continental Giro tubs
5-speed block 13-15-17-19-21
Chainset Gnutti cottered steel cranks 46-49 rings; (cranks marked 'Bemano' - a London lightweight dealer
Pedals Lyotard quill with toe clips and straps
Gears Simplex Tour de France rear with Simplex Competition rod front changer
Brakes Mafac levers with Universal stirrups
Stem/Bars GB alloy
Headset
Saddle Brooks B17 Champion narrow
Notes Frederick Pratt was Claud Butler's chief frame designer pre WWII.  He married Claud's sister and opened his own shop at Salfords, Surrey in 1947


Frederick Pratt 2 320
View showing head lugs and head badge
Frederick Pratt 3 320
View of bottom bracket showing lugs, Gnutti
chainset and Simplex front changer