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Old 07-27-19, 02:38 PM
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Birmingham seatpost

I know all about my vintage Falcon Super Route, yet I know nothing of the seat post, which is merely marked "Birmingham".

Nothing special here, I'm sure it was used on many low-to-mid level UK bikes in the 70's. But I for the life of me cannot find anything on the interwebs about the manufacturer! Was it by any chance part of the Birmingham Small Arms Company?
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Could be the same company that made "Birmalux" tubular rims in the 70's....
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My bike is not here now, it's in the shop, but I bet it is Birmalux (according to Google images), and I just haven't read the faded engraving carefully enough.

Thanks, Chombi!

edit: It must be Birmalux, and evidently I've inquired about them before! My memory is shot.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-v...-birmalux.html

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Birmingham was possibly the largest centre of cycle production in the world for a time after the war, even if Raleigh was the largest marque. Many companies could have made it.
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It's an aluminum post? Birmalux send likely. Strata is also possible, depending on the date.
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