Bullock barn find.

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Bullock barn find.

Postby reeva65 » Tue Apr 23, 2013 6:25 pm

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I found this Bullock bicycle at an estate auction.
Brought it home and did a modest resto on it.. its all totally original bar the chain and spokes.

i manages to save some of the original paint work and its pin striping on the wheels.

Can anyone give me sort of idea of its age and history?

THanks
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Re: Bullock barn find.

Postby LG » Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:51 am

I like that a lot! You could have a look at the back of the chainring, Williams have a date code on them.
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Re: Bullock barn find.

Postby RobertFrith » Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:36 am

Good thinking! Classic Lightweights has this dating table and at the bottom of this page is a drawing of what you'll be looking for, it's quite small so could be difficult to spot if there's any surface rust or dirt - you'll need plenty of light
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Re: Bullock barn find.

Postby reeva65 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:59 am

Found the number 48 written on the chainring.. No letters though.
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Re: Bullock barn find.

Postby scratchman » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:04 pm

reeva65 wrote:Found the number 48 written on the chainring.. No letters though.

sounds like the number of teeth
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Re: Bullock barn find.

Postby RonK » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:21 pm

lovely patina...
Cycle touring blog and tour journals: whispering wheels...
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Re: Bullock barn find.

Postby reeva65 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:30 pm

I sanded off the rough rust then clear coated the frame and guards.
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