> Thanks for this image reference, but I suspect it's not of the 1983-4
> Turbo. I may well be wrong, but I think that the Turbo in the 1983-4
> time frame had a fine gold colored metal nose band and two rear metal
IIRC, the original Turbo did not have the gold trim; this came later in the "Special" version. The early Turbos I've seen and used have the Bernard Hinnault endorsement:
The Turbo is one of my two favorite saddles, the other being the Brooks Team Professional.
John Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Appleton WI USA