Raleigh Cycle Co. Heron Crest
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Photo Credit: VeloBase User bikeboombikes
Name: Raleigh Cycle Co. Heron Crest
Brand: Raleigh
Badge Type: Metal Attached
Frame Types: Vintage Lightweights
Utility / Internal Geared
Track / Fixed Gear
Cruisers / Middleweights
Country: England
Years: 1970's
Added By: bikeboombikes on 10/28/07
Updated By: cudak888 on 03/26/08
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Headbadge Information
The Raleigh Cycle Co. Heron Crest Headbadge (brass variant as shown) appeared on Raleigh Nottingham models from 1972 until 1981/2 for models imported to the States.  It replaced the Raleigh Heron and Torch Crest headbadge of the 1960s - 1970. 

The image shown is the headbadge from an 1973 Raleigh Super Course.

Source: http://retroraleighs.com/#catalogues

Note: Does anyone have a 1971 Raleigh Catalog?  Please let Jon know. 

Additional Resources
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Frame Examples using this style Head Badge
Frame Example NameCategoryAdded
Raleigh Clubman Lady (Early 1980's - Mid 1980's)Road Sport04/21/2015
Brand Information(click to expand)
One of the most well known English bicycle brands, founded in 1888 and grew to be one of the true power houses of cycling.
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