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Speedwell , 1963 ? .........sign

Posted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 4:40 pm
by xx68
Did a bit of scratching around today and came up with this , its a ripper , was buried under a house covered in old timber , the newspapers around it ( which were just scraps ) were dated 1963 ..... so its officially old ! it needed a bit of a clean also

After a bit of cleaning looks like this !
Looks like the brand was 'removed' any ideas

Will look great in the shed !


Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:40 pm
by 18htan
Can't help with the brand...

However what a great find. It looks fantastic!

Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:58 pm
by mikeg
Speedwell was a common brand of bikes in Sydney as Malvern Star was in Melbourne up to the 70's

see Speedwell at Classic Rendezvous and

Speedwell at Canberra Bicycle Museum Resource Centre