Re: [CR]NISI Clincher Rims - Date???

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Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2003 07:31:59 -0400
From: "Martin Needleman" <mrndlmn@toad.net>
To: Mara & Steven Maasland <TheMaaslands@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]NISI Clincher Rims - Date???
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Oops. Quite right. They are engraved. Thanks for the information. Interesting. What I thought was the "name" of the rims turns out to be the name and location of the manufacturer.

Martin Needleman Annapolis, MD

Mara & Steven Maasland wrote:
>
> Martin wrote:
>
> > The clincher wheels of my ancient Cinelli have NISI rims (40/32 hole
> > drillings) embossed NISI Munsalieri (or Mxxsalieri since the
> > second and
> > third letters are very faint) TORINO ITALIA. Does anyone have an
> > approximate time range for the dates of manufacture?
>
> Nisi was located in Moncalieri in the province of Torino (Turin). I
> know they were already making rims in the 40's. I can't say whether
> they were around before that. Are you sure they are embossed? I would
> expect them to be engraved instead of embossed.
>
> Steven Maasland
> Moorestown, NJ