Is there a less than the best connotation in being a contract builder? Speed and efficiency would seem to have to play a big part in making a go of it in this way. In a dog eared old Tommasini catalog I have, Irio speaks of Pela as an important inspiration and mentor for his own work, along the lines of Pela being his connection to the "old ways" of frame building.
> you've seen lots of "pela" frames in
> the form of masis.
> chester, ct
> Richard is exactly right. When we met Irico (?) tommasini at the Eroica he
> prodly pointed out a Pela he was displaying. He commented (through an
> interpreter, that this is the brand where Falliero Masi learned his trade.
> Edward Albert
> Chappaqua, NY