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
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
> 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
> 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