Thank you, but I don't think I disputed that. I've been perfectly aware of that since around 1988, when I started trying to figure out my Masi.
Ken Freeman Ann Arbor, MI USA
On Monday, May 11, 2009, email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Jerry is correct. Technically, Masis, and only Masis for some odd reason; are measured from center of BB to the top of the seat lug.
> Makes now sense, but there you go.
> Brian Baylis
> La Mesa, CA
> ---------- Original Message ----------
> From: Ken Freeman <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [CR] 1976 Masi Prestige
> Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 13:35:55 -0400
> Same for my California Masi. It's stamped MC53, but it measures 51.5 c-c.
> Ken Freeman
> Ann Arbor, MI USA
> On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 12:24 PM, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <
> firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> BTW, I believe the frame size Masi stamped on the BB was c-t-t or maybe
>> even to the top of the seatlug. My Prestige is marked 56, but I think it is
>> more like 54 or 54.5 c-t-c.
>> Jerry Moos
>> Big Spring, Texas, USA
>> --- On Mon, 5/11/09, email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> > Subject: Re: [CR] 1976 Masi Prestige
>> > To: email@example.com
>> > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> > Date: Monday, May 11, 2009, 9:04 AM
>> > >> The serial number is CD76.
>> > Hi Dustin;
>> > If you'll look closely, you'll see that
>> > there are two different stamps on the
>> > bottom bracket. The large stamp, "CD 52"
>> > is the customer code and frame size.
>> > Below and between, in a smaller size
>> > stamp, is "766" which is the date of
>> > production (June 1976). This combination
>> > of stamps was typical of the period for
>> > Italian Masis... unlike the US Masis,
>> > they did not have serial numbers.
>> > Bob Hovey
>> > Columbus, GA USA
>> > http://bhovey.com/
>> > Original Message:
>> > Howdy,
>> > I am offering for sale a 52cm(c-t) 1976 Alberto Masi
>> > Prestige in vgc. The bike
>> > is equipped with SR/NR components and has a pantho stem and
>> > seat post. The
>> > serial number is CD76. All bearings run smooth.
>> > This bike has hardly been ridden and is in great condition.
>> > Just check the
>> > pictures for that. There is some chain slap and a scratch
>> > on the bottom of the
>> > down tube, see the pics for that. The seat stay has two
>> > tiny chips (ca. 1/16")
>> > halfway down. Aside from that, nada.
>> > The top tube measures 53cm c-c.
>> > The stem is 90mm, the bars 40cm. Seat post measures 27.7.
>> > The freewheel is an Everest, the saddle a Concor
>> > Supercorsa. Rims are from Nisi.
>> > It comes with a Silca Impero Masi branded pump with Campy
>> > head.
>> > Check out pictures under:
>> > http://www.flickr.com/
>> > Asking price is $2500 shipped anywhere.
>> > Please ask any questions.
>> > mfg,
>> > dustin
>> > --
>> > dustin nordhus
>> > fehrbelliner stra?e 5
>> > d - 10119 berlin
>> > tel. 030 - 960 8 83 23