[CR]Re: Cloisonne goodness from Cinelli (er, correction)


Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 16:58:28 -0700
From: "Tam Pham" <terminaut@gmail.com>
To: "CR RENDEZVOUS" <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: [CR]Re: Cloisonne goodness from Cinelli (er, correction)

It has been brought to my attention that Cinelli badges do not actually employ the cloisonne technique of enameling. While the blue-background Cinelli badges are very attractive it is in fact a misnomer to declare them cloisonne in nature. Just FYI for those who might be interested.

Cheers from still quite sunny Huntington Beach, CA - USA Tam Pham

On 7/6/07, Tam Pham <terminaut@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I just acquired a very old Cinelli and one of the cool things about it is
> the cloisonne head badge. I look at the badge and have to wonder how much
> work it took to create something like that? Anyways, it's very attractive
> and it's too bad that head badges are no longer commonplace.
>
> Photo of it and some other Cinelli badges here:
>
> http://chainedrevolution.com/CS/photos/terminaut/images/243/original.aspx
>
> Cheers from sunshiney Huntington Beach, CA - USA
> Tam Pham