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Offline Stewart R

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Retro Logo
« on: Sunday 21 March 21 18:44 GMT (UK) »
Please ignore the handsome chap on the go kart :-[, what I'd like to do is draw your attention to the logo on the chain guard and ask if anyone recognizes the brand. This is the only photo I have of my first set of wheels and is taken in about 1967/68, but I've trying to find a better picture of it. I always assumed it was by Tri-ang, but now I'm not so sure.

Any thoughts please

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Stewart
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Plymouth, Macclesfield, Liverpool.

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Re: Retro Logo
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 21 March 21 20:16 GMT (UK) »
I've cropped to the logo itself and brought the 'levels' up to make it easier to see.
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Re: Retro Logo
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 21 March 21 20:32 GMT (UK) »
It looks like your trike had alloy wheels.  :) They look quite distinctive. I've found this page that has a trike (although it's a two-seater) that has wheels that look similar. https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/163858-old-two-seater-tricycle

They suggest it was a Chinese manufactured one.
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Re: Retro Logo
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 21 March 21 21:55 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for your interest Trystan. The wheels were made of cast aluminum, if I recall.

Hmm! i assumed it was good old British engineering being late 1960's, never considered it was imported.  :-\

Definately not a trike though........... full on 4 wheels Go-Kart  :D

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Re: Retro Logo
« Reply #4 on: Monday 22 March 21 10:14 GMT (UK) »
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Re: Retro Logo
« Reply #5 on: Monday 22 March 21 18:48 GMT (UK) »
hmm,.....The name "Kettler" is stirring some memories & worthy of some more research, on my part.

Thank you for your interest and insight, Trystan

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Re: Retro Logo
« Reply #6 on: Monday 22 March 21 21:13 GMT (UK) »
Stewart,

Well, I hope by watching the video I posted that it will rekindle the memory a bit. :)

Trystan

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