[CR]Dating an Atala (was: Italian frame # 72A1485)

Example: Racing:Jacques Boyer

Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2005 08:04:02 -0700 (PDT)
From: Michael Davies <msdavi59@yahoo.com>
To: john@os2.dhs.org, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <4341B22B.4070000@new.rr.com>
Subject: [CR]Dating an Atala (was: Italian frame # 72A1485)

Thanks John...yes it appears to be an Atala...the lugwork appears identical to Aldo Ross's Atala on the CR website. Does anyone know how to date an Atala from either the style or serial number?

thanks - michael davies St Louis, MO
> My old Atala has a 26.2 seat tube (not Columbus,
> though) and the serial
> number 72H7657 stamped vertically on the right side
> of the seat tube.
> --
> John (john@os2.dhs.org)
> Appleton WI USA