I recently aquired an Allegro Special, and it has the serial number stamped on a huge chunk 'o metal brazed on to the seat tube just below the seat lug! Apparently they all did, and the serial numbers are also sequential back to the prewar days.
Dennis Ryan Louisville, KY
>From: Joseph Bender-Zanoni <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: "Keith Kessel" <email@example.com>, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>Subject: Re: [CR]Italian frame serial numbers
>Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2001 22:11:52 -0700
>Some older Italian bikes are serial serializers. Not only is each Frejus
>stamped boldly near the seat lug, but I think the numbers are even
>sequential going way back. No funny letters or secret codes etc.
>At 08:40 PM 8/7/01 -0500, Keith Kessel wrote:
> >I think it was pretty common for the older Italian frames to just have
> >size stamped on them and no serial #. Mine has the size on the steerint
> >and BB but no serial #. Sorry don't know much about you brand of frame.
> >Keith Kessel