Originally Posted by Intrepid Wheelwoman
No, no, no, no!
No! There is no such thing as a 1953 AW model two speed Sturmey Archer gear hub!
Aha! You are absolutely right! I got curious, and was looking here:
And it would seem that, unless adjusted painstakingly, you could end up with just two speeds. But there are indeed three, no neutral.
Maybe maladjustment was the problem with one of my old "two"-speeds. Hmmm...