The links on this page will open up images showing the lugwork for
These images are taken from photographs supplied by owners. I have
not credited the owners to preserve their anonymity and also because
I know several of these frames have subsequently changed hands.
The standard pattern
lugs, used for many years. The design varied slightly and could
be feathered, as on the left example on the image.
was made for a few years in the 1950's.
The early style of Flyer lugs, used from 1939 into the mid 50's.
Clubman. These lugs were used on the Massed Start models in
the early 50's and the International Clubman later in the 50's.
model was another model with very elaborate lugs. It was made
from 1939 to 1959 and again in 1963-4.
lugs were introduced in 1954 for the Continental models. Note
how the lug is outlined on the top edge on the seat tube lug example.
The lugs are named for Carlton-in-Lindrick where the marque originated.
was an elegant model produced in the 50's. This example shows the
later elaborate style of Jewel lugs.
with the Curley lugs introduced in 1957. See also my Flyer.
lugs were introduced in 1958 and lasted until 1966. Used on many
models and available as an option on the Flyer. Late models had
wrapover seat stays. The length of the Capella lugs caused a problem
on short headstocks, where there was not enough gap between the
points to fit a badge. Two curious solutions can be seen here.
lugs. Introduced in 1967 and used until 1974 on many models. The
Via Crespera is (or rather was) a steep, cobbled hill near Lugano
in Switzerland that formed part of the 1953 (and some years subsequent)
World Road Race circuit