Hetchins For Sale
"... such stuff as
dreams are made on."
Hetchins owners wishing to sell their bikes or frames may place ads (incl. fotos and/or links to other web sites) here free of charge. Private offers only. Please supply frame number with description.
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|1||Concours condition in every respect. NOS, never built up, or built up but not ridden (e.g., dealer's display model), or professionally restored and not ridden since (unmarked rims). Documentation/history available. Mirror-like chrome, no scratches or nicks in paint, transfers correct and intact. Grade 1 bikes are very rare.|
|2||Very good original condition, or few miles since renovation. Frame shows only very light wear, few chips in paint or transfers. All original parts. Bright chrome, at most a few superficial marks ('polishing scratches').|
|3||Used but not abused. Frame shows wear and/or light rust, chipped transfers, but no serious damage. Original parts show wear. Rideable without work.|
|4||Badly worn. Frame shows heavy wear and/or rust and/or pitting. Original parts replaced or defective. Chrome shows blisters or dulling. Not presently rideable, but can be restored with some work.|
|5||Requires restoration. Frame shows heavy wear and/or serious rust and/or damage (dents, pitting). Chrome peeling. Parts missing. Cycle crashed, weathered, disassembled, and/or poorly restored. Major work (investment) required.|
For Sale: Condor WBH1, fixed-gear grass track racer, 1959, 57x57 cm (c-to-c). Frame resprayed by Argos of Bristol in Forest Green, very good condition (bottle of touch-up paint provided). Equipment: mixed modern, in classic stye. Brake: Weinmann 500 (front only), used. Cranks: TA, VeloOrange chainring, used, in very good condition. Saddle: Brooks Swift (new). Seat pin: Campag NR (used, scratched). Head set: Campag NR (used). Wheels: Phil hi-flange hubs (new), rims Cerchio Ghisallo (wooden) very good condition, 28-holes; tires: sew-up (tubular), good condition. Handle bar: no name, new; stem: Cinelli, used; bar tape: Brooks leather (new). No pedals.
Grade 1-2. Bike in Switzerland. Make offer.
(ad placed 10 Sept 2021)
For Sale: Vade Mecum Ph i, 1965, 22 3/4", straight. Campagnolo record front and rear mechs, Gran Sport downtube levers, small flange Campag Record hubs on Wolber 27" alloy rims, GB centre-pull brakes, Shimano 600 brake levers, Brooks B17 Saddle, Stronglight triple crank. Featured at Gallery section
Fotos. (Note: different brake levers are now fitted).
Grade 3, bike in UK. Offers from GBP 600.00.
(ad placed 28 August 2021)
Contact: Paul Arnold
email: silverlight56 -AT- live.co.uk
For Sale: Vade Mecum Ph ii, 1966, straight stays, type 6 (road racing geometry), 26-inch frame, sky blue and white enamel with lugs picked out in white. Frame and fork only. Asking 500 GBP. Buyer collects from York.
(ad placed 2 July 2021)
tel.: UK 01904 769326
For Sale: Experto Crede, 23-inch, curly, first sold 6 March 1951, sold to trade, 16 pounds 17 shillings 3 pence. Mixed components. Grade 3. Bike in in East Yorkshire. Best offer.
(ad placed 6 June 2021)
Contact: Geoff Gilby
email: geoff AT gilby1.karoo.co.uk
For Sale: mixed bag:
Vade Mecum Type 6, 23-inch straight stays, 58cms C-T Seat tube and top tube C-C 57cms. First sold 10 July 1958. Matching frame and fork numbers. Agrati dropouts. Some pitting and paint imperfections. Frame/fork only.
Nulli Secundus 6-Day 22.5 inch curly, first sold 26 January 1951. Matching frame and fork numbers. Small dent in top and down tube and some pitting. Twin plate crown. Frame/fork only.
Diverse other non-Hetchins: including two Hetchins replicas, 1938 Claud Butler Anglo Continental, 1948 Claud Butler bilaminate axehead lugs, Urago (French), and others. Frames/forks only. Please write for more details. Bikes located in Surrey, UK.
(ad placed 31 May 2021)
Contact: Stan Ayers
email: stanroadman1953 AT aol.com
For Sale: Tandem, M.O., 49/48 cm, curly. Shipped on approx. 31st. August 1995. Brian Baylis special order and unique original paint, supplied to World Class Cycles, New York, who at that time acted as the US Hetchins dealer. Brian Baylis ordered the frame via WCC, to be supplied unpainted. The link below shows the bike in original condition with original kit, full Campagnolo and 2 rim brakes. Current configuration is Phil hubs and 4 brakes. The bike can be acquired in either configuration, or with both sets of wheels.
Optional packaging: tandem hard case which holds 1 complete bike, plus wheel hard case which holds up to 3 more wheels. (Cardboard box for free.)
Grade 3. Bike in WA (USA). Make offer.
Fotos, Campag wheels.
Fotos, Phil Wood wheels.
Optional additional tandems: Pogliaghi track tandem, Tom Ritchey road tandem, and Burley off-road trail tandem.
(ad placed April 2021)
Contact: Dave & Val