Re: [CR]Italian frame serial numbers


Example: Component Manufacturers:Chater-Lea
From: "Diane Feldman" <feldmanbike@home.com>
To: "Dennis Ryan" <sublithic@hotmail.com>, <jfbender@umich.edu>, <kbkmd@hotmail.com>, <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <F190O6hm8Ua8d9Ee4za00003d30@hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Italian frame serial numbers
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2001 11:15:30 -0700


Another variant on this was on Stella bikes in the 70's. Their serial numbers were typed on a strip of paper and glued or clearcoated on top of
the paint.
David Feldman


----- Original Message -----
From: Dennis Ryan
To: jfbender@umich.edu


<Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2001 8:20 AM Subject: Re: [CR]Italian frame serial numbers


> 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 <jfbender@umich.edu>
> >To: "Keith Kessel" <kbkmd@hotmail.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.
> >
> >Joe
> >
> >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
> >the
> > >size stamped on them and no serial #. Mine has the size on the steerint
> >tube
> > >and BB but no serial #. Sorry don't know much about you brand of frame.
> > >Keith Kessel