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: Six-Day 1941, 23-inch, curly, original head badge. Serial number verified from ledgers. Frame/fork only. Grade 4. Best offer. Frame in UK.
(ad placed Jan. 2020)
Contact: J W
email: dotbobby AT hotmail.com
For Sale: Mountain King, 1963, 23-inch, straight. Original owner, original condition and components (except crankset), original receipt. Components: some Campag, otherwise mixed. Grade 3. Best offer. Bike in East Anglia, UK.
(ad placed Oct 2019)
Contact: Keith Gibson
email: gibson274 AT btinternet DOT com
For Sale: Vade Mecum, 1957, curly, 22.5 inch st, 21.75 inch tt. Verified from sales ledgers. Original paint, transfers, head badge, first owner. Components: Suntour mechs; Stronglight chain rings, cranks; Lyotard pedals; Campagnolo hubs; Mavic handlebar, GB stem; Mafac Racer front brake, Weinmann 610 rear; Brooks saddle, alloy seat pin; Bantal mudguards. Grade 2-3. Bike in UK. Make offer.
(ad placed July 2019)
Contact: Trevor Jarvis
For Sale: Magnum Bonum, 1964, straight stays, 24-inch. Verified from sales ledgers. Original paint, transfers, head badge, documentation. Components: Shimano Crane 10-speed mech; Dura Ace chain rings, cranks, headset, brakes and levers; Campagnolo pedals and quick release spindle bolts; Cinelli handlebar, Brooks saddle, Bluemels Popular mudguards; Mavic G40 wheels. Grade 2-3. Bike in UK. Make offer.
(ad placed May 2019)
Contact: Gerard Stokeld