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Old 03-18-20, 05:06 PM
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...I pulled up the 1972 Bottecchia catalog here, and this appears to be the Gran Tourismo" model they show there. FWIW, I have no idea on value. Certainly it's not top of the line for that year in the Bottecchia catalog. But that's a relatively nice cottered crank, and Campy Valentino derailleurs, as problematic as they are, were pretty standard on mid level stuff in 1972.

I'm uncertain what "steel made" means in terms off frame tubing. But I have a slightly newer than that Bottecchia bike that is also mid level that has an Aelle tres tubi sticker on it. So I'm not convinced it's not something better than straight carbon steel.

I guess the cosmetics on it ought to be worth something to someone. That mid level one I mention rides pretty nicely.

Edit: those rims are definitely an upgrade that has value.
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