Those cages don't look anything like chromed steel to me in the photos, and I doubt that- given the pedals apparent excellent condition- that the chrome's gone all dull. Chrome doesn't really turn matte like that anyway over age, it gets pinprick rust spots or peels.
Then there's this bit from the description: "All the *aluminium* teeth remain sharp with virtually no wear at all."
Kurt Sperry Bellingham, Washington USA
On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 10:41 AM, Scott L. Minneman <email@example.com> wrote:
> What makes you think the cages are aluminum? They look like the regular
> steel ones to me.
> Scott Minneman
> San Francisco, CA USA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kurt Sperry [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2008 10:32 AM
> To: Ken Sanford
> Cc: Classic Rendezvous
> Subject: Re: [CR]Aluminum Con Dentis
> On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 7:04 AM, Ken Sanford <email@example.com> wrote:
>> and if that is not enough to threaten a marriage... there is
>> Ebay item 250251052434 - A VERY nice set of Campagnolo Con Denti pista
>> pedals where the bidding has sorta stalled out at a mere 517 pounds
>> sterling with 7 hours to go. (a bit over $1000 in US currency)
>> I was lusting after them a bit - but don't have that many wife points
>> stored away
>> Ken Sanford
>> Kensington, MD
> Those are the first Con Dentis I can recall seeing with either Al alloy
> cages or O-ring seals. I wonder how old those pedals are? I think
> Campagnolo went away from the O-ring seals in the '50s.
> Kurt Sperry
> Bellingham, Washington