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1946, Raleigh, Lenton Sports, green, $975 (craigslist / New York)

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  • bhufford3@mchsi.com
    1946, Raleigh, Lenton Sports, green, $975 (craigslist / New York) Not mine ... Bob Hufford Springfield, MO ... Vintage 1946 Raleigh Lenton Sports - RARE - $975
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 3, 2008
      1946, Raleigh, Lenton Sports, green, $975 (craigslist / New York)

      Not mine ...

      Bob Hufford
      Springfield, MO

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      Vintage 1946 Raleigh Lenton Sports - RARE - $975 (Lower East Side)

      Reply to: sale-864050728@... [?]
      Date: 2008-10-02, 5:10PM EDT

      A 1940"s Raleigh Lenton Sports in any condition is nearly impossible to find -
      this one is still bright and beautiful - all original - extremely rare bicycle -
      a genuine collectors item: - first year of 531 steel lugged tubing - all
      decals in great shape - polychromatic green - stainless steel frame pump and
      inflater hose like new - front and rear white celluloid fenders - original
      chromed 'rat trap' racing pedals - original Brooks B-15 Champion Standard
      leather saddle in beautiful condition - 46 tooth chromed Raleigh Heron
      patterned chainwheel - Fluted, chrome cottered cranks - Dunlop 26X 1-1/4
      chromed racing rims with stainless steel spokes shine like mirrors - steel bike
      stored indoors it's entire life - no pitting anywhere - never any rust and lots
      of beautiful chrome - one owner since 1947 and not ridden since 1948 - Sturmey
      Archer 3 speed hub with wide gear ratio - original caliper brakes and cables
      still in great working order - kept in perfect mechanical condition/shifts,
      brakes and rides like new - has original war grade components and original
      dunlop war grade tires/ lots of tread left with rubber still supple and
      ridable! more on the history of Raleigh Lentons at:
      http://www.sheldonbrown.com/retroraleighs/lenton-kohler.html
      must see.
      Call 212-365-0652

      http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/bik/864050728.html
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