Wheel Rims

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Ed Price

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I finally got around to demounting my old Vredestein tires and sending them off
to their unjust rewards. So now I'm cleaning the rims, and I'm getting a close
look at the rim markings.

All four rims are stamped with a "1371" and the size "4 1/2 -13". In addition,
there looks like a date code also stamped on each rim; my rims read 8/61, 8/61,
2/62 and 5/63. Kinda odd to date stamp the rims, but that's what I think these
codes must be. It's also odd that the size is stamped on the wheel in
non-metric. And what's the "1371" mean?

Finally, there's a manufacturer's logo on each wheel. As best I can see, the
logo is spelling out a name, something like:

Lem - - - -

The "L" is in a large script style, and the letter continues as a swooping arc
under the following letters. If I squint real hard, I might guess I'm seeing
something like Lemrotz or Lemnetz.

Anyone know what this manufacturer is/was?

Ed
El Cajon
67 Rust Guppy


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