Re: [CR] 1976 Masi Prestige

(Example: Framebuilders:Rene Herse)

Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 21:56:24 +0000
From: <gholl@optonline.net>
In-Reply-To: <20090511.135630.29753.5@webmail15.vgs.untd.com>
To: "brianbaylis@juno.com" <brianbaylis@juno.com>
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Cc: bobhoveyga@aol.com, lilo_77@gmx.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net
Subject: Re: [CR] 1976 Masi Prestige


I believe Confentes are measured in similar fashion. These measurements make sense if you believe in their basic premise-they're an attempt to impart information-in one case with respect to tube dimensions and the other without them.
George
George Hollenberg MD
CT, USA


----- Original Message -----
From: "brianbaylis@juno.com"
Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 04:59:00 -0000
Subject: Re: [CR] 1976 Masi Prestige
To: kenfreeman096@gmail.com
Cc: jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net, lilo_77@gmx.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, bobhoveyga@aol.com


> Ken,
>
> 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
> USA
>
>
>
>
>
> ---------- Original Message ----------
> From: Ken Freeman
> To:
> Cc: bobhoveyga@aol.com, lilo_77@gmx.net,
> classicrendezvous@bikelist.orgSubject: 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 <
> jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net> 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.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Jerry Moos
> > Big Spring, Texas, USA
> >
> >
> > --- On Mon, 5/11/09, bobhoveyga@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > > From: bobhoveyga@aol.com
> > > Subject: Re: [CR] 1976 Masi Prestige
> > > To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> > > Cc: lilo_77@gmx.net
> > > 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/masi
> > >
> > >
> > > 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/photos/9449399@N08/sets/72157617950107686/
> > >
> > > 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
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > _______________________________________________
> > _______________________________________________
> >
> _______________________________________________
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George Hollenberg MD
CT, USA