Sun Lightweight Wasp 1944/5 Frame/Forks Set

Sun Lightweight Wasp 1944/5 Frame/Forks Set

Sun Lightweight Wasp 1944/5 Frame/Forks Set Large* 59cm - Classic Veteran

About this Bike Frame:

Sun Lightweight Wasp 1944/5 Frame/Forks Set Large* 59cm - Classic Veteran 

Ideal project for the Veteran Enthusiast + an Authentic Birmingham made bike.

 

I acquired this in it's current state , badged as a Wasp. It certainly looks like  those I have seen photographed by others , as a Wasp. It came equipped with a ix of parts covering the 60's to 80's - twin down shifters  with a single ring change set and rear mech. None of it from it's early days.

 

I believe this frame deserves the parts  appropriate to the era - Le Simplex springs to mind , rod shifting front derailleur and double chainset, I wish I had the parts and the knowledge :-)

Made in 1944 /45 , this a beautiful looking bike

 

The original owner ( I know this from the previous) bought the bike to take to Italy were he was stationed (in the forces)  and after his stint there, rode it home to England.

 

The head set and modern bottom bracket are included.

Head set will require bearings (loose) but it's a beautiful set with enclosed cups

Bottom braket is smooth - but expect you'd want to put a period one inplace anyway

I do not know the steel but suspect all Reynolds 531  - seat post - size and  frame weight (3.2kg)

 

Measurements

Size 59cm large

The frame measures Top tube c2c 59cm, front to back 61cm. Seat tube c2c 57cm Entry to centre of Bottom bracket is59cm. 

 

Frameset

This weighs 3.2kg as seen.

Nice colour, has marks and scratches throughout but can make good as part of projectStunningly beautiful lugs and striking rear drop outsMounts for cables under tope tube This frame is clearly of a very good quality Frame remains straight and true

Cosmetically very attractive

BB Bearings are smooth and run freely, headset will require replacement bearingsWheel spaces measure 120/110 for 27"You will love this project, I know it
 

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Specifications are listed below:

 

 

You will be buying a used bike frame, so please be aware of the following;

 

A note about our used bicycles & Frames. All Items are genuine vintage and whilst in full working order, may also so show signs of age or own some distinguishing marks. As well as these signs of character  there may also be some signs of rust (faint and few) and some signs of mottling on the chrome. Where possible we have tried to show these on photographs. These small imperfections are commensurate with what is expected of a bike of this age.The bikes are not new.

 

 

 

 

 

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