Vintage 3 Speed English Bicycles


Interesting Raleigh 3 Speed

Blog reader Steve T. brought this one to my attention. Advertised on Kijiji close to Kingston.


A mid to late 50’s Raleigh with US Army markings.


I suspect the headlamp was transplanted from another bike as I don’t think the US used any British Bikes. I could be wrong.

Perhaps it was a movie prop.

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2 responses

  1. John Bawoll

    US Army decals perhaps from an old model airplane kit back in the day,notice the star crest on headlamp is upside should have one point at top not two.As a kid we repainted a Triumph girls coaster and embellished it with decals from a balsa airplane kit,it looked quite convincing to us anyway.

    June 22, 2016 at 10:08 pm

  2. Bazil Smith

    That rear dynohub would be a nice find!

    July 24, 2016 at 12:22 am

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