Re: [CR]Very interesting Cinelli


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From: "Ken Wallace" <kwallace@cableone.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Very interesting Cinelli
Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 05:54:23 -0700
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It's nearly identical to my silver 1964 Cinelli, except mine does not have the colored Altenburger components and has Sheffield pedals.

Ken Wallace, Proprietor Bisbee Bicycle Brothel 63-B Brewery Ave. PO Box 1194 Bisbee, AZ 85603 USA (520) 236-4855 (cell) kwallace@cableone.net (email) http://www.bisbeebicyclebrothel.com

On May 20, 2007, at 9:35 PM, The Maaslands wrote:
> For those of you who have become fixated with Cinelli and believe that
> you have understood something about serial numbers or other build
> characteristics that can assure a particular build date or period, I
> believe this bike will blow all of your preconceptions away:
> http://ebay.com/<blah>
> unmolested
> _W0QQitemZ260120590590
>
> On this Cinelli, which I believe to be a variant of the 'B' it becomes
> absolutely certain that Cinelli did not build 'catalog' stock
> bikes, but
> rather was amenable to build everything to order. So you might as well
> stop trying to use today's logic to second guess the year of
> production
> of a given frame by serial number, or even build specifics. With less
> than 1000 frames being built in any given year, Cinelli would have
> been
> able to build every bike differently.
>
> By the way, I am presently the high bidder on this bike but expect to
> quickly be outbid.
>
> Steven Maasland
> Moorestown, NJ
> USA