||F H Grubb with the rare 'Perfection Exquisite'
lugs; frame number T2716 - 1951; short-wheelbase 39"; frame size 24"
||Early Weinmann 27 HP rims on Airlite small-flange
front hub and Sturmey Archer 4-speed FM rear
||Durax Super Course cottered with Allez alloy ring
||Chater Lea with Christophe toeclips and straps
||Sturmey Archer 4-speed FM hub gear with
bar-mounted trigger control
||Rare San Giorgio levers with early shallow-drop
||Reynolds alloy 'girder' with Binda bends
Narrow - oval badge
of the last genuine F H Grubb frames built before the takeover by W H
Holdsworth in late '51 - see special lugwork below. Machine was
acquired in 'Barn Find' condition and was equipped for touring.
Refinished and rebuilt by myself with more appropriate period