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F H Grubb 'Perfection Exquisite' - 1951

Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020

Owned By: Robin Walker

FrameF H Grubb with the rare 'Perfection Exquisite' lugs; frame number T2716 - 1951; short-wheelbase 39"; frame size 24"
WheelsEarly Weinmann 27 HP rims on Airlite small-flange front hub and Sturmey Archer 4-speed FM rear
ChainsetDurax Super Course cottered with Allez alloy ring
PedalsChater Lea with Christophe toeclips and straps
GearsSturmey Archer 4-speed FM hub gear with bar-mounted trigger control
BrakesRare San Giorgio levers with early shallow-drop Weinmann calipers
Stem/BarsReynolds alloy 'girder' with Binda bends
SaddleBrooks B17 Narrow - oval badge
Extra DetailsOne 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 correct equipment.
Thanks for reading

Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020

Owned By: Robin Walker

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