Re: [CR]FB hubs: Fratelli Brivio or Brivio Freres - Italian or French


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From: NortonMarg@aol.com
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 23:02:49 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]FB hubs: Fratelli Brivio or Brivio Freres - Italian or French
To: chuckschmidt@earthlink.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 4/8/04 8:56:31 AM Pacific Daylight Time, chuckschmidt@earthlink.net writes:
> and it clearly is labeled "Brivio Freres" and every marking is in
> >French, with no indication of an Italian connection.
>
>
> As I look at the box it is marked "F.B." (Fratelli Brivio), not "B.F."
> (Brivio Freres). Correct?
>
>

Apparently, the Italian "Fratelli Brivio" (brothers Brivio) translates into French as "Brivio Freres" (Brivio brothers). I can't imagine the French translating in an illiterate manner and putting on a box of something they are trying to sell. The official logo, would of course, not change.
Stevan Thomas
Alameda, CA