Re: [CR]What marquee is the diamond found on?


Example: Framebuilding:Tony Beek

From: "ternst" <ternst1@cox.net>
To: "Ted E. Baer" <wickedsky@sbcglobal.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <20041231033458.63971.qmail@web80601.mail.yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]What marquee is the diamond found on?
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 21:38:19 -0800
reply-type=original

Hi Everyone: I have a very nice original Confente six page brochure that shows spades in his frame lugs. The spade design is also featured on the
cover.
Ted Ernst
Palos Verdes Estates, CA


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ted E. Baer"
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Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2004 7:34 PM
Subject: [CR]What marquee is the diamond found on?



> As you can see by the title of this post, I am in
> "Frame Identification 101."
>
> I have two questions:
>
> Who are the builders who ORIGINALLY used the spade
> shape cut out in their frames -- be it in the lugs or
> on in the BB shell. I think Eisentraut may have, but
> there must have been some major marquees before him in
> Europe who used it.
>
> We know clubs is Colnago and hearts De Rosa.
>
> But what about diamonds? Please do not reply "Diamond
> Back".....................................
> Also, what about the diamonds that have facets (five
> edges) like Superman's ring? Were those ever used by
> any builder?
>
> Ted E. Baer
> Palo Alto, CA