DISRAELI DOCUMENTS

Opéra de Toulon

Not every bicycle history web site shows material gleaned from the programmes of a famous opera house - but perhaps they should!

In the late 1920s it appears that the fashionable opera goers of Toulon were likely to be found discussing the merits of various derailleurs as they patiently spent the interval queueing for a crisply chilled glass of Champagne.

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