1st Holdsworth - Claud Butler Embossed Olympic Headbadge
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Name: 1st Holdsworth - Claud Butler Embossed Olympic Headbadge
Brand: Claud Butler
Badge Type: Metal Attached
Frame Types: Vintage Lightweights
Track / Fixed Gear
Country: England
Years: 1950's; 1960's; 1970's
Added By: vxpro on 04/14/08
Updated By: PeachyPM on 06/28/18
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Headbadge Information
Holdsworth version of the famous Claud Butler embossed metal badge, with the yellow ring top left. Belived to been longest running head badge from 1958 till late 70's
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 One of the giants of the British cycling industry, Claud Butler was no one man shop, but rather a large manufacturing business which turned out large numbers of frames.  They produced everything from track and racing frames as well as tandems in both lugged and fillet brazed varieties.  The Claud Butler name and trademarks were purchased by Holdsworth and frames carrying the Butler name were simply rebranded Holdsworth frames.  In the late 1980's a conglomerate which also owned Falcon purchased the naming rights for Holdsworth and Claud Butler and reintroduced the name.
 
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