Fwd: [CR]Re: 1973 Pogliaghi

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From: "Thomas Dusky" <tdusky@comcast.net>
Subject: Fwd: [CR]Re: 1973 Pogliaghi
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2008 11:10:05 -0400
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

The "D" stands for 10,000 not 1,000 as I previously stated, quite a difference!

Tom Dusky Huntington Woods MI USA

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> From: "Dr. Paul Wilson" <pjwod@sbcglobal.net>
> Date: April 4, 2008 10:51:22 AM GMT-04:00
> To: Thomas Dusky <tdusky@comcast.net>
> Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: Re: [CR]Re: 1973 Pogliaghi
> My 1975 Pog has serial # D 523
> Paul Wilson Temecula, California, USA
> On Apr 3, 2008, at 8:35 AM, Thomas Dusky wrote:
>> Hi Craig
>> If your frame looks like the '76 it probably is close to that
>> vintage. One should not date a frame by the components on it. Your
>> serial number should be from the mid 70's not early.
>> I own Serial #9641, When I bought it from the original owner he
>> said he bought it new in '72. Refer to Pogliaghi serial # chart on
>> the CR site.
>> http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Italy/Pogliaghi/
>> pogliaghi_serial_numbers.htm
>> The decal set was changed from early to mid 70's, also the
>> Pogliaghi was stamped into the seat stay where it joins the seat
>> clamp lug.
>> I am not certain what year this happened.
>> The D is short for 1,000 in your serial number
>> I know there many more knowledgeable members out there on
>> Pogliaghi dating than I am, I hope to here what they have to say.
>> Tom Dusky
>> Hunting Woods, MI USA
>>> I have what I believe to be a complete and original 1973
>>> Pogliaghi serial #
>>> D 882. I have owned the bike for 19 years and have put maybe 100
>>> miles on
>>> it. It has been hanging in a garage for the past 13 years. The
>>> only thing
>>> I ever changed on the bike was the handelbar tape. It has the full
>>> Campagnolo N.R. components w/ "PATENT-73" on rear derailer. The
>>> saddle is a
>>> Brooks Professional with a Made in England 73 stamp. I think the
>>> N.R.
>>> crankset will be key to the age of the bike as it is engraved
>>> with the
>>> Italcorse symbol that also appears on the bikes front decal and
>>> the seat
>>> tube decal. The back of the crank arms have no date marking,
>>> only "172.5
>>> STRADA". In my research I have only come upon 2-3 "D" serial #
>>> bikes. The
>>> dates claimed range from 1973 to 1976. My bike appears to be
>>> identical to
>>> this bike: http://www.theracingbicycle.com/Pogliaghi_76.html but
>>> w/ N.R.
>>> components and metallic orange paint.
>>> Craig Francisco