This is a circa 1970-1974 Peugeot UO-18C Mixte in White.
It is a 20.5″ / 52 cm / Medium (center of bottom bracket to top of seat tube) lugged steel frame with a steel fork.
The Stand Over Height is 23.5″ directly in front of the saddle.
There are 10 speeds available through the cottered chrome crank set with Lyotard chrome pedals and the 5 gear Maillard freewheel with chrome spoke protector.
The front and rear derailleurs are Simplex Prestige. Shifting is by Simplex downtube mounted friction shifters.
The front and rear wheels are quick release Rigida Chrolux chrome wheels laced to Maillard high flange hubs with brand new Serfas 27″ x 1 1/4″ gumwall tires with schrader valves.
Braking is handled by Mafac Racer center pull brakes with Mafac levers that still have their tan vinyl hoods and their white Mafac rubber covers on the levers.
The original black vinyl Peugeot saddle is mounted to a chrome seat post which moves freely in the seat tube.
The handlebars have their original black vinyl tape.
The original tire pump is present, however it has a dent in the tube and is purely decorative.
The bicycle rides, turns, stops and shifts through all the gears and rings as it should.
This is the most original and complete 1970’s Peugeot that I have seen. It is rare for them to retain their standard equipment tire pump and I’ve never seen Mafac brake levers with hoods AND grips, The serial number plate is missing from the bottom bracket, however the dealer stamped a number on the left rear dropout which could indicate that it is a 1972 model. At any rate, the headbadge and decals indicate a 1970-1974 model.
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