Sir Hubert Opperman's Jersey Question. Help Needed!

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Sir Hubert Opperman's Jersey Question. Help Needed!

Postby Tour1928 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:31 am

I am working on a documentary about the 1928 Tour de France with a focus on Opperman and the Australasian team. Does anyone know what Opperman's jersey looked like when he rode that year? I have tons of photos, but black and white doesn't help me with the colors. If you have a photo or have seen one in the museum, PLEASE let me know.

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Re: Sir Hubert Opperman's Jersey Question. Help Needed!

Postby bianchi928 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:47 pm

Hi Tour1928,

I can't help with the jersey but Warren Meade rides fantastic retro stories for Ride Cycling review. I think (I'm at work so I can't check) that he may have written a retro review on one of Oppys Malvern Stars so maybe a good place to start. I googled his name and found this - Bicycle Passion, 31 Riverine Road, Bairnsdale, 0412 981 531

Your doco sounds great.

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Re: Sir Hubert Opperman's Jersey Question. Help Needed!

Postby Tour1928 » Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:36 am

Hi Travis!

Thank you so much! That's a great idea and I will look there right away. Thank you for reaching out. This project has been a HUGE undertaking!
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Re: Sir Hubert Opperman's Jersey Question. Help Needed!

Postby bianchi928 » Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:47 am

No drama, I think your doco sounds awesome. Keep us in the loop of how it's coming along.
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Re: Sir Hubert Opperman's Jersey Question. Help Needed!

Postby foo on patrol » Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:20 am

Maybe the sportmans hall of fame to may be of some help. :idea:

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Re: Sir Hubert Opperman's Jersey Question. Help Needed!

Postby Dan » Sun Apr 21, 2013 2:30 pm

Might also help to consolidate your five threads (requesting effectively the same information) in one place.
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Re: Sir Hubert Opperman's Jersey Question. Help Needed!

Postby RonK » Sun Apr 21, 2013 5:15 pm

Dan wrote:Might also help to consolidate your five threads (requesting effectively the same information) in one place.

Amen to that!
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Re: Sir Hubert Opperman's Jersey Question. Help Needed!

Postby AUbicycles » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:45 pm

Yes, posting the same question in multiple sections is bad etiquette and per email I provided a direct link to the most suited forum section. Hmmm.
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