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Henry Burton 1958

Owned by Peter Lowry
Henry Burton 3

Frame
22 1/2"  Frame No.*          Finish British Racing Green with Ivory bands on seat tube.
Oscar Egg lugs gold lined.   Oval forks, mudguard eyes, pump pegs on seat tube.
Wheels Campagnolo 'Gran Sport' large flange hubs 32/40 - 15/17 DB spokes - Weinman 27" HP rims
Chainset TA CycloTouriste 46/36 chainrings.   Stronglight 49D cotterless alloy 5 pin cranks.
Pedals Chater Lea T bar - GB toeclips with Binda toestraps
Gears Campagnolo 'Gran Sport' 5 speed rear mech.   Campagnolo 'Gran Sport' front mech.
Brakes Gloria levers with ALP calipers
Stem/Bars
GB 531 4 ¼" steel stem with Reynolds 'Pelissier' bars.
Saddle Brooks B17 'Swallow' on Campagnolo seat-pin
Extras The Henry Burton frames were built in Stafford UK.   H B was a good friend of Ray Booty with whom he cycle-toured regularly
Henry Burton 5
Close-up of the Campagnolo Gran Sport gears

Henry Burton 4
Detail of the down-tube transfer
All images courtesy of Peter Lowry