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


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From: "David Bilenkey" <dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: RE: [CR]Dating an Atala (was: Italian frame # 72A1485)
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2005 13:05:28 -0400
Organization: Bilenkey Industrial Design
In-Reply-To: <20051004150402.35044.qmail@web33312.mail.mud.yahoo.com>


As far as I know the first two digits are the year. At least that's the case for my 66 Atala track bike.

David -- David Bilenkey Ottawa, Ontario, Canada dbilenkey@sympatico.ca
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of
> Michael Davies
> Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2005 11:04 AM
> To: john@os2.dhs.org; classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> 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