The early 1950's were a boom
time in the trade. The first few years of the decade saw cycling
use continue to rise, and production was in full swing. This is
perhaps best illustrated by considering that the majority of Flying
Scots that turn up these days are from this era, some forty years
later, and indicating just how many were made Rattrays continued
to develop the marque, and by this time had established their bicycles
as the machine of choice in Scotland, whether for touring or race.
Before the middle of the decade however sales in general of the
post-war boom period peaked and began to decline.
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