[CR]Re: Nanni Torino


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Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 02:11:55 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <BCA40137.40E9%mail@woodworkingboy.com> <opr6hln1kuw5o8sp@smtp.tiscali.co.uk>
Subject: [CR]Re: Nanni Torino

Bob Reid wrote:
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> Nanni Torino - Steven, Did you ever bottom out who this company was, now
> you've got a pump ? I've still got a lovely (shaped) poor condition Nanni
> Torino stem, that's "gasp" going to go on a Flying Scot eventually. Also
> did some of the old Co2 pumps not use the sparklets / soda-syphon
> cartridges (substitute National stereotypical Co2 drinks cartridge here).
> Now there is an icon of the 50s & 60s.

I have an interesting Nanni bottle cage: Silver painted steel strap style with spring over center clasp (the style for aluminum bottles) and a cool gusset detail riveted to the straps for strength... 40s or 1950s I guess?

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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