Re: [CR]dating campy hubs


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From: NortonMarg@aol.com
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2003 11:35:12 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]dating campy hubs
To: swampmtn@siscom.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 7/1/03 4:03:31 AM Pacific Daylight Time, swampmtn@siscom.net writes:


> When did Campy begin date-stamping axle cones? What's the earliest anyone
> has seen? The cone's from the 1st generation (frankenstein bolts) 3-piece
> "Campagnolo" hubs

IIRC, Campy dates the lock nuts, not the cones. I've taken apart FB hubs and found the date code on the cone, not the lock nut. The earliest one I've seen so far is dated "48", presumably meaning 1948.
Stevan Thomas
Alameda