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Old 10/01/2018, 06:52 PM
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I just cleaned up a 1968 tjs Anglian for a friend it has the tjs also a f tjsf328 was wondering what the f means thanks. From Dennis Brown on the Nicholson Motors page, so assumed to be in USA.

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Old 10/01/2018, 07:03 PM
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Brian

A bit of an odd number. The home market records are 24TJSB. Loads of gaps in the sequence. Numbers didn't go past 300.

Perhaps someone else can offer an explanation.
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Old 10/01/2018, 07:56 PM
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It would appear this is some form of coding for USA market I have other TJS survivors with letter F 303 314 337 343

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Old 10/01/2018, 11:47 PM
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From Rick Nabers also on Nicholson Motors page:

I own 24 TJSF 320 and 24 TJSA 194 and my Wessex is 24 TJD 241...each one has a different last letter, same type of forks, I think it was production batch numbers , as far as I know TJSF was right at the end of Anglian production...the guys in the GRA will have more info..when you find out please post......
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Old 11/01/2018, 11:27 AM
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On such a late bike the Made in England stamp is the true marker of an export machine.

For certain, it is not a home market bike.

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Old 11/01/2018, 02:30 PM
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Phil my TFS Trail 24 TFS 439 does not have made in England, definitely from USA, I have the NOVA form. My other one TFS 631 is stamped made in England.
Also the Randy Wilson 324 East Coaster is not stamped either. Was it only late export models that were stamped or were all export models stamped? - hope this helps
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Old 19/01/2018, 04:28 AM
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Where is Made in England stamped please?
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Old 19/01/2018, 07:34 AM
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Above or below the frame number.

I believe this was for bikes that went to the States, and then not all were marked.
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Old 19/01/2018, 09:47 AM
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Like most things Greeves, there was a hard and fast rule which was often broken.....
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Old 22/01/2018, 04:14 AM
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Yep, thanks Brian. My TFS trail # 774 is stamped underneath. Not sure how it got to Australia but evidently not as a UK bike. It does however have a 21" front wheel as opposed to the US 19" but has not been "trialised"
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