Re: [CR]Fiamme rim and spoke question


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Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 18:23:40 -0800
From: "Don Williams" <donwilliamsjr@gmail.com>
To: Otis <otis@otisrecords.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Fiamme rim and spoke question
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Silly me.... That's a sew up... DOH

Don Williams Woodinville WA USA

(thanks Ted)

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 6:11 PM, Don Williams <donwilliamsjr@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Otis...
>
> That's a schrader valve Fiammie isn't it?... I think it's original.
>
> Don Williams
> Woodinville WA USA
>
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 4:55 PM, Otis <otis@otisrecords.com> wrote:
>> On the '59 or '60 Legnano Roma I just bought, the Fiamme red label rims have
>> an odd insert around the valve stem hole. I'm curious if this was sometype
>> of user "fix" or if these rims came like this at some point? I've never seen
>> anything like that on red label Fiamme's from the 70's.
>>
>> The "inserts" are shot so I would like to know if they are original for this
>> vintage rim before I try to duplicate them. If it was just a "fix" I have
>> other red's I can use. Photos below:
>>
>> http://www.otis.g2solutions.biz/ebayimages/temp-fiamme%20001.JPG
>>
>> http://www.otis.g2solutions.biz/ebayimages/temp-fiamme%20002.JPG
>>
>> Also I was hoping somebody could tell me what brand of spokes these are and
>> if they would have been original for a Legnano in '59-'60? Photo below:
>>
>> http://www.otis.g2solutions.biz/ebayimages/temp-fiamme%20003.JPG
>>
>> Thanks, Jon Williams (aka Otis)
>> Grants Pass OR USA