Re: [CR] colnago seatpost


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Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2009 09:04:37 -0700
From: "Kurt Sperry" <haxixe@gmail.com>
To: Charles Andrews <chasds@mindspring.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] colnago seatpost


I doubt that piece would have passed Colnago's QC. Look at how the script is milled in off-center between the flutes in the first photo. The "N" is almost going into the left flute. It looks very amateur to my eye.

Kurt Sperry Bellingham, Washington USA

2009/7/12 Charles Andrews <chasds@mindspring.com>:
> I'm curious about this post:
>
> http://ebay.com/<blah>
>
> is the roman-serif style of the *COLNAGO* milled into this post from the day, or something done later?  I don't recall ever seeing this style of post on bikes of that period (early 1980s)....it does appear that the seller is selling a lot of aftermarket-pantographed stuff, I'm wondering if this is one, or of anyone here remembers this style of milling from back in the day.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Charles Andrews
> Los Angeles
>
> "everyone has elites; the important thing is
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>
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