55 Rudge Whitworth English Bicycle Bike 3 Speed

This is a 1955 Rudge Roadster or Sport (I'm not sure which) made in Nottingham, England. These were well made utilitarian bicycles."Britains Best Bicycle" The light & dyno hub are working. The shifter and hub are working. Looks original except for the paint and tires. Needs a front brake cable 26 x 1 3/8 newer Sears tires on chrome rims Sturmey Archer 40 hole, AW, 3 speed alloy hub dated 1955. The shifter with the indicator hole is the same as used on the 55 Schwinn Corvette and balloon tire Jaguar Brooks leather Saddle Dyno front hub and light with lens intact - both work. Original color is black.It has been repainted by an amature. The chrome has some rust but looks like it will clean up. Nice head-badge with the trademark Rudge hand. Chck out the Rudge trademark hand incorporated into the design of the chain ring Shipping is $65 to the west coast. It will be less closer to Pittsburgh Canadian buyers please contact me for shipping rates. Sold as is