Determining the Age of a Raleigh

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This new system applied to the high-end i. The third character is always a numeral. Reynolds frames, and involved the placing of a character at the beginning of the serial number.

Sample is the rd bike built that shift. Some of the mid's straight gauge frames had serial numbers starting with a single letter which was towards the end of the alphabet. It indicates the year of manufacture, the decade being assumed i. What then follows is a series of numbers. At this point, these appear to be some sort of sequence, but this has not been substantiated.

Do not write or phone us to ask the age or value of your bike. This is followed by another alphabet.

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Determining the Age of a Raleigh

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Let the color scheme, decals and components be your guide. This alphabet indicates the fortnight in which the frame was built i.

Detail about the numerals that follow the alphabet are sketchy, and are presumably sequential serial numbers of some kind. Letter code may or may not be present, depending on production schedule.