Re: [CR]Ebay 50's Cinelli track bike # 190270638202

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From: "Marc St Martin" <>
To: "Edward Albert" <>, <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Ebay 50's Cinelli track bike # 190270638202
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2008 07:19:27 -0800

Interesting refinish. Too bad we'll never know what it looked like originally. Incentive for me to get my old home movies of Hellyer Park races converted to DVD.

Marc St. Martin
Livermore, California

----- Original Message -----
From: Edward Albert
Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2008 5:38 AM
Subject: [CR]Ebay 50's Cinelli track bike # 190270638202

> Could someone out there comment on this Cinelli track bike which the
> seller
> dates to 1956. The bike is attributed to Gus Gatto. I seem to have seen
> many bikes so attributed (one a Paramount that I used to own). This bike
> has the expected fastback seat stay cluster. Recently, Steve Massland
> sold
> a 50's Cinelli with a completely different seat stay arrangement. Also,
> in
> a conversation with Mike Barry he confirmed that his 50's Cinelli (s) have
> a
> seat stay arrangement much like Stevens. To me this one looks much later
> than 50's....early 60's at best but I am in no way a Cinelli expert.
> Comments? The ebay number is 190270638202
> Edward Albert
> Chappaqua, New York, USA