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Old 12-10-06, 01:11 PM   #1
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Just missed something Cuda2k would have loved

Got outbid at the last second for these:



Gazelle Pantographed Campag downtube levers. Really fancied them for my Trim Trophy, and can't imagine I'll ever see another pair. Oh well.
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Old 12-10-06, 02:31 PM   #2
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On the plus side, I did manage to snag these:



A pair of Retrofrictions as a Christmas present to my Raleigh Gran Sport
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Old 12-10-06, 06:19 PM   #3
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Very nice. Pity about the Campy ones. But at least now I know what people mean when they talk about "pantographed": photoetched.
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I've bid on the Gazelle downtubes a few times, but they always go beyond my max bid.
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Well, it depends on the Vintage. Real pantographing is an engraving technique using a wire parrellelogram. It was used on Colnagos in the 60's, and the term caught on and is now used to describe lots of different types of engraving and etching.
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