Re: [CR]TdF 1963, Masi, Campy, single chainring

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Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 12:58:42 -0700
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]TdF 1963, Masi, Campy, single chainring
References: <a05010413bb1e142cdc56@[]>

Jan Heine wrote:
> From the July/August 1963 issue of Le Cycle:
> (cut)
> A Campagnolo ad says "Vicenza (Italy), Cognin (Savoie)" and lists a
> distributor in Paris. So the French connection (whatever it was) was
> alive and well. (According to Ernest Csuka of Alex Singer, FB also
> was located in Cognin.)

It is my belief that the Italian companies that set up branch in France (Cognin) after WW II did so to avoid punitive export duties.

Anyone care to comment?

Chuck Schmidt L.A.