1956 #5030 Lightweight Tourer

Frame number 5030 (est November 1956)

Inherited from Charles Carter, its first owner, who was an enthusiastic amateur racer before the war and toured Europe with Sussex cycling colleagues until his death in the late ’60s.

Now owned by Gil Carter. Stored since the early ’70s

It has a 5 speed Huret Derailleur and a leather Brooks saddle.

The bottom bracket is stamped Nervex 59* 3064* D22? F38……