[CR]Cinelli Serial Numbers

(Example: Framebuilding:Norris Lockley)

Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 10:22:27 -0700
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <f4.112b06ab.2906da09@aol.com>
Subject: [CR]Cinelli Serial Numbers

DJSowar@aol.com wrote:
>
> Larry Strung wrote --
>
> A couple of items have crossed my mind while whittling away a rainy =
> Sunday morning in the workshop.
>
> First, after seeing so much interaction regarding Masi and Peugeot PX-10 =
> dating via our list and the excellent PX-10 website, does anyone know =
> how to date Cinellis? =20
>
> I have a Super Corsa that was sold to me as being from 1970, and the =
> serial number on the BB states 2195. There is the makings of another =
> number, perpendicular to the one noted above, the starts with a 5. I am =
> presuming that the second digit, obscured by paint, would be a 9 and be =
> referring to the frame size.
>
> ***********************
>
> I have a Cinelli that I bought in October of 1970. The serial number is 5029 - quite a discrepancy from yours unless the models are different.
>
> Dave Sowar
> Denver, CO

Cinelli started over with their serial numbers three different times I have heard.

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, CA