1951/1952 Sun Manxman
serial number SSM4407X, 22.75" seat tube, 23.5" top tube, Reynolds 531 straight gauge frame tubes, stiffening struts behind bottom bracket (see struts closer up); steerer tube stamped M27. Purchased from Roberto Medeiros.
Components: Simplex 303.T rear gear; Simplex Competition lever front changer; Simplex downtube shifter; Milremo cottered cranks; 30-46 Rosa steel chainrings; four speed Regina G.S. Corse freewheel [15-18-23-28; 29 - 83 gear inches]; SRAM chain; TDC bottom bracket; TDC #5 axle; Chater Lea tommy bar pedals; GB Professionnel stainless steel toe clips; Lapize toestraps; Reg toestrap buttons; BH Racelite 40o flip-flop rear hub & BH Airlite 32o front hub; Sun CR18 700c rims; Sun sidepull brakes; Weinmann levers with Sun brakehoods; 4" GB stem & handlebars; GB handlebar plugs; TA handlebar water bottle cage; Brampton headset; alloy dome-top 26.8mm seatpin; Brooks B17 Aged saddle; Spencer style mudguards
Weight: 26.9 pounds

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1950/1951 Sun Manxman spec

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1952/1953 Sun Manxman spec

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1953/1954 Sun Manxman spec

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