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cnighbor1
02-09-2018, 04:48 PM
anyone own one Looks neat
Charles

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/d/vintage-merlin-frameset/6464950670.html

Vintage Merlin Frameset Reynolds Butted Tubing Campagnolo Dropouts 56cm Square - $995

This is a 56cm Square vintage Merlin Frame. Rare and hard to find. Made with Reynolds double butted tubing.

bfd
02-09-2018, 05:31 PM
This frameset is probably made by the English company Merlin, not the Massachusetts company...

http://www.classicrendezvous.com/British_isles/Merlin_main.htm

Cat3roadracer
02-09-2018, 06:21 PM
Not probably.

d_douglas
02-09-2018, 06:28 PM
I am curious about this frameset. when an older colleague of mine found out I was a cyclist, he told me about his vintage Merlin from the UK and I challenged him that it must be ti , but he assured me it was Reynolds tubing.

Keep it coming!

temeyone
02-09-2018, 07:10 PM
Definitely cool. Definitely overpriced.

jamesdak
02-09-2018, 07:21 PM
Yeah, Merlin in the UK is different from Merlin the Ti builder. Merlin was bought up in the mid 50s by Bob Jackson and then somewhere along the way the Merlin name was dropped.

Bob Jackson is still going strong and building some really nice and really economical steel frames.

I love the older one I have.

merckxman
02-09-2018, 08:09 PM
And the USA Merlin brand was bought by Competitive Cyclist in 2011.