Re: [CR]FB hubs: Fratelli Brivio or Brivio Freres - Italian or French


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Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2004 20:09:51 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: NortonMarg@aol.com
Subject: Re: [CR]FB hubs: Fratelli Brivio or Brivio Freres - Italian or French
References: <6b.266595e0.2da76c59@aol.com>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

NortonMarg@aol.com wrote:
>
> In a message dated 4/8/04 8:56:31 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> chuckschmidt@earthlink.net writes:
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> > and it clearly is labeled "Brivio Freres" and every marking is in
> > >French, with no indication of an Italian connection.
> >
> >
> > As I look at the box it is marked "F.B." (Fratelli Brivio), not "B.F."
> > (Brivio Freres). Correct?
> >
> >
>
> Apparently, the Italian "Fratelli Brivio" (brothers Brivio) translates into
> French as "Brivio Freres" (Brivio brothers). I can't imagine the French
> translating in an illiterate manner and putting on a box of something they are trying
> to sell. The official logo, would of course, not change.
> Stevan Thomas
> Alameda, CA

If F.B. were a French company wouldn't the company be called B.F.?

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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