Re: [CR]Girardengo mixte on eBay - interesting chrome


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Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 10:06:12 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Girardengo mixte on eBay - interesting chrome
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I have seen three different Girardengo bikes (all were 60s bikes) with down tube decals (GIRARDENGO in a capsule shape). One of the bikes had the down tube decal applied upside down, lending credibility to the story that the bikes were made with prison labor.

Chuck Schmidt South (80°) Pasadena, Southern California http://www.velo-retro.com (Campagnolo Timeline, reprints and T-shirts)

Aldo Ross wrote:
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> This Girardengo mixte frameset has interesting chrome on the toptube...
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> http://ebay.com/<blah>
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> Seller also has another Girardengo:
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> http://ebay.com/<blah>
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> Note that once again neither of these two Girardengi have decals on the downtube! That makes 6 Girardengi I've seen so far, and not a decal in the bunch. I'm begining to wonder if Girardengo ever used decals???

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> Aldo Ross

> Monroe, Ohio