Re: [Classicrendezvous] Italian "Eurospeciale"


Example: Framebuilders:Norman Taylor

Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2000 10:37:35 -0800
From: Marc Boral <mbikealive@earthlink.net>
CC: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Italian "Eurospeciale"
References: <016e01c0570d$73996d00$ee50fea9@pavilion>


I believe this was the house brand for Euro Asia (American distributor). House brands typically have no collectability. However, from a practical standpoint, they might be just as well built as any high end renown builder.

Marc Boral

John wrote:
> I hoping someone on the list can give me some info on my wife's bike.
> Very > small, pretty nice lugged steel frame with 24" wheels (my wife is very
> > petite).
>
> Decals:
> Down tube "Eurospeciale" with U.S. and Italian flags.
> Top > tube "Professional I".
> Head tube and seat tube big "E" in an oval and 5 > black rings, linked Olympic rings style.
> The seat tube also has two
> > wraparound decals "Made in Italy" followed by stripes, Blue, Red, Black,
> > Yellow, Green, White. Also on the seat tube an, outlined in black, shield
> > with an "F" in a circle and> "Tubi Trafilati" "FALCK" "Bi Precisioni" "Intervo-Esterno"
> It's a six speed with very few parts
> > that look original. Except,Possibly the front derail. which is "Ofmega"
> and
> > the Ambrosio 19 Elite rims (look steel to me).
> >
> > Any info appreciated. Thanks in advance.
>
> John Dunn in Napa Valley >