This 1956 Raleigh is a three-speed with a Sturmey-Archer SW hub. It is equipped with front Dynohub, lights, Brooks B66 saddle and gearca se. This bicycle also has an unusual trigger shifter that can only be used with three speed hubs. In 1954 Sturmey Archer began production of the SW hub as a replacement for the old-reliable AW hub. The SW was smaller and lighter than the AW. In addition, the SW was equipped with unsprung crescent-shaped pawls which made the hub almost silent. However, the SW hub proved to be unreliable and was eventually replaced by the re-introduction of the AW hub in 1958. The SW hub was discontinued around 1960.

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