Re: [CR]Anthony Mezzatesta/Flying Scot Crown

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Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 08:47:20 -0700
From: "Doug Van Cleve" <dvancleve@gmail.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Anthony Mezzatesta/Flying Scot Crown
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Marc,

That does look nice. Did Anthony modify a crown that was similar to the original or is the new crown a one off machined job?

Doug Van Cleve Chandler, AZ

On 7/27/05, Marc Berman <mberman2@hvc.rr.com> wrote:
> Hi gang,
> I just wanted to share the work Anthony Mezzatesta did coming up with a
> replacement crown for my '57 Scot. The original cast double plate crown was
> split down the middle. I sent the fork to Anthony to have it disassembled .
> My plan was to have a machinist try to recreate the crown. Anthony asked to
> take a crack at it. I think he did a great job. The one on the left is th e
> original which Anthony brazed back together for reference. I also include d a
> few shots of my Mezzatesta track bike.
>
> http://tinyurl.com/748zt
>
> Marc Berman
> Red Hook (Hudson Valley), NY