I wouldn't expect it was very exotic. A long time ago (40+ years ago) plastic model car kits came with chrome (actual chrome) over plastic parts done with a vacuum process. And my friends and I used to get our aluminum valve covers on our cars plated with chrome back then too. Fairly common in SoCal.
Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California
Kurt Sperry wrote:
> I'd forgot. And I wondered then and still do how they'd done that when
> seemingly no one else had.
> Kurt Sperry
> Bellingham WA
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Here's a mostly chrome plated ICS Campagnolo group and Cinelli stem: