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Old Lever shaft brake system bike

Discussion in 'BIKE I.D. & VALUATION QUESTIONS' started by 1918 Ranger, Apr 28, 2012.

  1. 1918 Ranger

    1918 Ranger

    Mar 28, 2012
    Any ideas what I have here? wheels are not original. Shaft lever system through front fender
    English, British???


  2. Outlaw90


    Dec 31, 2010
    Medford Oregon/Vegas
    Most likely A Old BSA or Raleigh
  3. mos6502


    Dec 12, 2007
    I'm pretty positive it is not British. That style of brake is uncharacteristic of English bikes, more of something you'd expect to find on a Dutch or German bike.

    This 1939 German made Falke shares some similarities: http://oldbike.wordpress.com/1939-falke ... ad-german/

    It even appears to have a similar cotterless crank.

    The M on the chainguard, and the M motif on the chainwheel would seem to suggest some brand that starts with an M. Magneet maybe?

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