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Details about  1972 Jack Taylor tourist frame, 63cms.

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1972 Jack Taylor tourist frame, 63cms.
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28 Feb, 2012 19:08:00 GMT
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Item location:
Leicester, United Kingdom


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Last updated on  25 Feb, 2012 18:25:07 GMT  View all revisions

Item specifics

Condition: Used Brand: Jack Taylor
Material: Steel Component Type: Frames

Although this sale states UK only, I am willing to ship abroad to certain countries - please ask. For other shipping please read the `blurb` below!

I have for sale a Jack Taylor frameset. Not sure if it’s a `Tourist` or `Super Tourist`

Seat Tube: 63cms centre to top.

Top tube : 58.5cms centre to centre.

Frame number: 6180, which dates it to 1972.

OLN: 120/100

Re-enamelled black with yellow head tube and seat tube panel. Nice lugs, lined in gold.

`Mondrian` transfers and Reynolds `Model Tourist` 531 transfer on seat tube.

Campagnolo fork ends and headset.

Newly fitted sealed bottom bracket (probably done no more than 100 miles) for double chainset.

One set of down tube bottle bosses; pump pegs behind seat tube; braze-ons for cantilever brakes + rear brake hanger; mudguards eyes (not threaded - for French mudguard draw bolts - obviously will take nuts and bolts); front fork lamp boss;

Gear lever bosses on down tube; braze-on gear and brake cable bosses.

There are really no issues with this frame. Headset, which may well be original, is a bit tight and not too smooth, but the frame has been standing for some while. I`ve been running this with 27 x 1.25" wheels and tyres. 

The paintwork is good - one or two bits around the fork ends, but being black will touch up easily. Some small black touch-ups carefully made by previous owner.

One of the images shows the bike as built and used. Some of the bits will be coming up for sale.

I bought this bike some years ago fitted with an assortment of ill-matched equipment. I took it down to the frame and rebuilt it, mainly with what I had. Sadly I have come to the conclusion that I don’t ride it much because it’s a bit big for me, hence the sale.

This is a nice tidy frameset by a builder of high repute and they don’t come up very often. PLUS - it’s ready to build with little to do to it.

The frame will be sent via courier, pipe wrapped around main tubes, bubble wrapped around everything else and boxed.

Please ask if you want any further information or images. You are welcome to come and have a look on appointment. Collection by the winning bidder would be positively supported!

Good luck with the bidding and thanks for looking at this item. I do have 100% positive feedback.

 Also have a look at my other cycling related items which will be up for sale - more to be listed over the next week.

Thanks, David.


Overseas buyers: I ship to most countries, unless the listing specifies `UK only`. Please ask for shipping cost before bidding. English currency only - BIDDERS OUTSIDE U.K. MUST PAY VIA PAYPAL IN POUNDS STERLING (NO EXCEPTIONS)

UK Postage and Packing Charges : When using postal service, Price of UK postage + packing + handling for this item is quoted – I try to send my items ‘recorded signed for’ for delivery when using 1st and 2nd class post (and ‘proof of posting’ with parcels). Whether I do or not depends on the end-price and the rarity/value. If you want items definitely sending by signed for - PLEASE REQUEST IT!

The following destinations have a surcharge from the carriers, so ask for a price before bidding: Channel Isle; Highlands and Islands; Isle of man; Isle of Wight; Northern Ireland.

I will not be held liable for lost or damage of goods in postal transit.

Collection is always available with my goods if the cost of postal price is too expensive, and this is especially advised with delicate items.

Payment details: I Accept Paypal, Personal Cheques, Postal Orders (make Cheque/Postal Order payable to D. Grimshaw and cheques must clear before release of item) Payment must be received within 3 days of close of auction unless previously agreed before close of auction.

Please read carefully, as my terms and conditions are final.

Please DO NOT bid on this item if you have no intention or means of paying for it. If payment or contact has not been made after 3 days, I will simply assume you no longer want the item, and negative feedback will be left and Ebay informed.


I will be happy to give a full refund (excluding postage) for undamaged items received by me on return if not as described in the auction.

I always pack carefully especially fragile items.

As I give a full and detailed description on all my listings I cannot be responsible for items that do not fit or are not liked when received.
If I get proof of postage (recorded signed for) I will not be held responsible for items lost or damaged in the post.

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