Carpenter 4041 eBay Aug 2017 £175 start price, bennylux12
A 1946 Carpenter (frame number 4041 .) 23″ frame dark green with red panels and forks and gold box lining on top tube and stays. Lovely patina .Frame was resprayed by Andy Bone ,Paragon Cycles Notts (decal on seat tube) but a very long time ago so just like original. Fitted headset and bottom bracket both good. Plus seatpin bolt.
23″ frame centre to top
23 1/2″ top tube c to c
OLD rear 120mm
Correct transfers holes for head badge
Braze on’s: mudguards, down tube gear stop for lever and cable , reflector rear , rear carrier on drop outs, pump pegs under top tube rear brake
Oilers ,bottom bracket and lower headset
Seatpin takes 27.2 so frame must be 531
Comes with brand new metal head badge which fits rivet hole on frame see image
Classic late 40’s frame and very modern for the period .
NB some of the paint has been removed under the bottom bracket to find the frame number which is now clear