Re: [CR]Early 70s Derosa on Ebay

Example: Framebuilders:Mario Confente

Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 13:00:51 -0400
Subject: Re: [CR]Early 70s Derosa on Ebay
From: Richard M Sachs <>

this derosa is of the period. dubois lugs. flat capped seatstays. top of shell cable guides. pre-cpsc parts. it passes the smell test, as far as i'm concerned. e-RICHIE

On Thu, 31 May 2001 09:08:57 -0700 Marc Boral <> writes:
> Jeeeez, it always ceases to amaze me what parts people forget to take
> pictures of. I would have liked to see the fork crown, bb
> shell, dropouts, chainstays, and other frame details. A few things
> bother me about the accuracy of the claimed vintage: I
> believe the stem to be of a later vintage, and that seat stay cap
> doesn't seem like one from '73. Anybody have a +/- '73 De Rosa
> to corroborate these details?
> In his description he comments, "Also notice the unusual
> heart-shaped design of the derailleur." That's pretty funny. He's
> either very naive (nothing wrong with that), or deliberately trying
> to act naive, so as to avoid responsibility.
> Marc Boral
> wrote:
> > #1149026676
> >
> > Appears to be about 59-60cm to me. Nice pantographed chainring,
> stem & seatpost. Too big for me.
> >
> > Lou Deeter, Orlando "moving into the new home today--hoping the 25
> bike boxes (with 10 bikes and wheels) survived the move!!!"