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

(Example: Framebuilding)

From: "ternst" <>
To: "Ted E. Baer" <>, <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]What marquee is the diamond found on?
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 21:38:19 -0800

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
Ted Ernst
Palos Verdes Estates, CA

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ted E. Baer"
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