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: Brilliant No.3, first sold 4 April 1939, verified from sales legders, by first owner's son. Frame resprayed and modified by Jackson Cycles in 1997 to take modern components; Jackson's receipt extant. Letter from Jack Denny to original owner, dated 1982 also extant. Components: brakes Shimano RX100, stem Kalloy-uno UL system, gear levers Shimano 600, gears Shimano 105, saddle Specialized V Groove, front rim Mavic, rear rim unknown, belled head lugs w/modern headset fitted. Grade 3. Bike in UK. Make offer.
(ad placed Feb 2020)
Contact: Stuart Newall
email: sr_newall AT yahoo.co.uk
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