Re: [CR]Colnago Frame Identification

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Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 10:09:02 -0700
From: "Marc Boral" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Colnago Frame Identification
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I'd say it was a '72/3 or earlier. Decal for the head tube would be proper, unless it is real early. I don't know when Colnago stopped using headbadges, but if it is a '70's, it should be a decal. Get the input of some of the painters on this list for proper colors.

Marc Boral Long Beach, CA wrote:
> Any assistance in obtaining an accurate model and year identification of a
> Colnago frame would be greatly appreciated:
> Colnago flowers on top tube's head & seat lugs, and downtube head lug. Flower
> cut out on BB shell.
> Round dot on seat lug of seat tube.
> Fork is flat, with chrome crown and 2 dots on each side.
> No shifter bosses or holes for water bottle cages.
> No brake cable loops. Size is 48cm with 52cm top tube.
> Should there be a head badge on this frame? There is a little hole that
> looks like it was filled in where a head badge might have been present.
> Any ideas on the correct colors and decals?
> Thanks in advance,
> Dave Field
> San Diego, CA