Re: [CR]ebay outing: "1964 De Rosa"

(Example: Racing:Jean Robic)

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]ebay outing: "1964 De Rosa"
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 13:51:43 -0700
To: CR RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


On Jun 26, 2007, at 1:34 PM, Stephan Andranian wrote:
> Here is what the seller said when I questioned it being a DeRosa:
>
> "Not bad information, no information. That is why I originally
> thought it to be a PX10. But when someone pointed out a
> discrepancy, I did some research. The frame itself most closely
> resembles a De Rosa, which is built with Columbus steel.
> Unfortunately, the De Rosa's most distinguishable element is heart
> cut-outs on parts that have been either replaced or customized on
> my bike. Therefore, it is quite possible that I am mistaken.
> Nevertheless, it is still a high-quality Chromoly steel frame with
> top-of-the-line braking and shifting."

I invited the seller to give a seminar on eBay marketing for Velo Rendezvous 7. Not to be missed!!! http://www.velo-retro.com/vr.html

"Not bad information, no information. That is why... we make it up as we go." Why let the facts mess up a potential sale?

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, CA USA
http://www.velo-retro.com (reprints, t-shirts & timelines)