Letterhead from 1953 (Courtesy Gert Remans)                       Updated 3.31.2014

The brands by
 Kessels in 1953

Ostend, Belgium
(frames made elsewhere)

   Maker of many brands including Alcyon, Main D'Or and Eddy Merckx (the latter only in  Belgium and Holland.)

ClassicLightweights.net page HERE

  Dedicated Flickr group "Kessels fietsen, vélos, bicycles"  HERE

A Main D'Or frame set #107(?)
Pictures courtesy Jos van Veldhoven

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Eddy Merckx Kessels, frame #222
Pictures courtesy eBay seller Paris-Roubaix

Main d'Or
Picture courtesy Robert Aguirre  

Gert Reman's Kessels/ Eddy Merckx SN #625

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