Vintage French Ideal leather saddle with signature by legendary bicycle illustrator Daniel Rebour. Came across this on a customer’s bike in for service at Riley’s Cycles in Sherborne, Dorset. Would love to know the story.
It was peering at one of these (well, this and the Campagnolo components) in Ossie Hopkins’s bike shop window that first got me excited about cycling in the 1970s. There’s a perfectly restored example standing complete in Alltrax Cycles near Plymouth at the moment.