[CR]Re: Old 42 cm Cinellis


Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley

Date: Thu, 01 May 2008 10:03:45 -0700
From: Jay S <jvs@sonic.net>
To: tom_s_dalton@yahoo.com
References: <16916.90754.qm@web55904.mail.re3.yahoo.com>
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cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: [CR]Re: Old 42 cm Cinellis

Wow, I had no clue that they were scarce and commanded that ridiculous a high price. Guess I'll have to ride the 40. Sure feels cramped after riding a 44. Thanks for the info.

Jay Sexton Sebastopol, CA

Tom Dalton wrote:
>
> Still hoping one of you are willing to sell me a Cinelli 64-42 or 64-44
> from your stash(es). Need one for the Italvega I'm putting back on the
> road.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Jay Sexton
> Sebastopol, CA
>
>
>
>
> Jay,
>
>
>
> A few years ago I heard that Richard Sachs had some old logo 42 cm
> Cinellis, NOS, that he was willing to sell for either $200 or $300.
> This is a typical price for NOS wide, old Cinellis, which should give
> you some idea of how scarce they are. I'll add that this scarcity
> extends to used examples, though obviously they don't command the same
> amounts. On the rare occasion that they turn up, I see nice used
> examples sell on eBay around $100 - $150. That's why I have zero sets
> when I'd like to have three. The 40 cm bars are MUCH easier to get,
> though still not abundant. 38's are a bit more common still. My
> impression is that 42's were unsually wide in the pre-1978 timeframe
> of the old logo, whereas they became the standard for adult men by the
> 1980's. So, hoping that someone might trade a set of 42s or 44s (I
> don't know that the Giros even came that wide in the old logo days)
> for your 40s is a bit like asking if someone would like to trade their
> Inverted Jenny postage stamp for a normally oriented one. Okay....
> I'm exaggerating a little, but figure that the 42s are worth a few
> times the amount of the 40s.
>
>
>
> Tom Dalton
>
> Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
>
>
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