Old 10-22-15, 12:21 PM
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This is a Frankenbike.

The aged and faded decal says it's a Competition, not a Competition G.S. That would put it in the early 70's. Black was the standard color then. The dropout is a Campy 1010 type. Internationals used them. If we are to believe it is a Competition (not a G.S.), then it would use Huret dropouts, not Campy, correct?

The serial number starts with WD73... - Worksop built, March, the "7" indicates 1977, the rest of the digits are unit # in the production run (reference http://www.theheadbadge.com/)



Bottom line, I'm not sure what you've got there. I suspect the paint is not original.
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