That's one of the earlier Colnago forks, with the round cutouts on the side of the crown. I enlarged the photo a bit and the circles are more visible here:
The Simplex gear isn't too big of a deal IMHO since it's easy enough to replace them with the proper Campagnolo components.
Cheers, Tam Pham Huntington Beach, CA - USA
On 7/6/07, Jay Sexton <email@example.com> wrote:
> Tam, hard to see in the photos, but it appears that the fork may not be
> original? Don't Colnago fork crowns from that era usually have a clover
> cast into the crown?
> And what about the gear on that bike. Were Simplex derailleurs common for
> European Colnagos?
> Jay Sexton
> Sebastopol, CA
> Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2007 18:51:15 -0700
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> Another one... looks to be a prime size, but still at home in Italy.
> (no affiliation to seller)
> Plenty of opportunities to git yerself a Colnago for VR!
> Tam Pham
> Huntington Beach, CA - USA