Well I was remembering a couple of 60s Colnagos that were discussed and shown here not too long ago ... those that predate the windows, cutouts and fork crown circles. The seat stay top on those also looked a bit rough to me, just like shown on this bike, and I thought I remembered some big fat fork stiffeners like this too. An older 60s bike would have fender eyelets on the Campagnolo dropouts still, but I don't know if Colnago would keep them in the old days, or cut them off. I hadn't noticed the b.b. cable guides brazed on though, so well hidden in the dark, and that does change things. So far there are two NO votes. Ed didn't copy the original message, but I attached it below, so that current and future readers can see what the question is about.
Ciao, Mark Agree Southfield MI USA ~ ~ ~
In a message dated 5/4/2008 6:47:24 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
Date: Sun, 04 May 2008 17:51:11 -0400 From: email@example.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [CR]1960's Colnago frameset, sold way too cheaply? (Ed Granger)
Curious to know what looks "correct" about it? My take is that it's not a Colnago. Of course, I don't believe I've seen one that predates the late 60's. The few I've seen (i.e. Mark Battley's) from that period have the skinny clubs in the lugs, scalloped topeyes, holes in?the fork crown (and different crown, too, I believe), no eyelets. If that ebay frame does predate the details I've mentioned, then the bike has been very messed with - enough to leave few obvious clues as to it's identity. Bottom bracket cable guide would have to have been added later, and the decals are certainly of later vintage. If there is a 60's Colnago frame lurking under there, I'm not sure how one would tell?
Ed Granger Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
Is this evidence that there are still deals to be had on Ebay, as it were, or is this not a Colnago? Looks correct to me.
Or, Ebay item number 160235426069
Ciao, Mark Agree Southfield MI USA
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