Re: [CR]eBay item What is this really

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Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2001 10:20:15 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
To: Aldo Ross <>
Subject: Re: [CR]eBay item What is this really
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Aldo Ross wrote:
> Is this really a "folding bottle cage"? Wouldn't a bottle just fall out the ower front? It looks like it should be for something else, but what?
> Thanks for any info.
> No relation.
> Aldo Ross

My 1930s style Bianchi Class city bike came with one. It's supposed to be horizontal on top of the bars centerd over the stem. Holds an umbrella, a bagette, newspaper, etc. for the gentleman riding to work in Milano.

It could hold a vino bottle on its side... its not for a water bottle though.

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, California