We buy interesting old boards 60s/70s/early 80s in good condition. Email alasdairlindsay75@gmail.com . Also wanted - Surfing UK , British Surfer and Surf Insight magazines .
Above photo - copyright Rennie Ellis photographer archive

Sunday, 21 November 2010

Bilbo singlefin

Nice Bilbo shortboard from around 1969/70, a simple shape but looks sweet. No stringer just a line of glue, and this one has the B logo which was apparently inspired by the London clothes shop Biba. There were only a few bilbos with the full biba style lettering as the guys didn't dig the logo and agreed to just use the B, I think CJ told me this a while back. The leash plug wouldn't have been original. This ones from the Gul collection, photos by Alex.













Full flower power logo 1969





Unused '67/'68 transfer decal for the Welsh Bilbo shop run by Dave Friar














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