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How to date a Raleigh Chopper?

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The easiest way is to check the date stamped on the hub, 72 6 means June 1972 and so on. This only works if its the original wheel. Early frame numbers are all over the place but can be worked out roughly to within a few months.


This is the hub date



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That's interesting. Most frame will have the date on instead of the hub.

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The earlier number frame numbers are harder but if the frame number starts with letters rather than numbers then it's very easy.

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I got this hub with 77  - 7 meaning it is 1977.



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77- 7 means that the hub was made in July 1977 and is usually a good way to date the bike



-- Edited by Hoover5Ken on Monday 20th of May 2013 02:51:04 AM

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