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Info about vintage Cinelli steel frame

Old 07-14-15, 03:28 PM
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Info about vintage Cinelli steel frame

I recently bought a vintage steel frame and was wondering if anybody could help me figure out what brand, year and model it might be. The previous owner tried to paint the frame in a primitive way, as you can see.
It has Cinelli engraved lug, Chirico bottom bracket lug, Campagnolo chrome drop-outs and a braze on front derailleur. On the bottom bracket lug is stamped Chirico, Made in Italy. At first I believe that is a Cinelli frame ( also reading about the collaboration between Chirico and Cinelli) , but all the Cinelli frames I saw on internet have fork crowns engraved.
Any help is greatly appreciated. I am very curious what I have here. Thanks !

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Old 07-14-15, 04:14 PM
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I do not know if it's a Cinelli or not, but the guy who painted it ought to be flogged.
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Old 07-14-15, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by howsteepisit View Post
I do not know if it's a Cinelli or not...
It's not. But it IS a nice frame.
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Old 07-14-15, 06:12 PM
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those cinelli logos on the lug and brake bridge look hand drawn lol. I also never heard of a Chierio bb before.
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Old 07-15-15, 04:05 AM
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Originally Posted by zazenzach View Post
I also never heard of a Chierio bb before.
You are right. I did confuse Chierio with Chirico. I should also say that came equipped with a Campagnolo 4051/1 Nuovo Super Record 27,2 seat post, which means that the frame probably dates from the mid 80s.
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Whoever sprayed that frame was on drugs. Bad drugs. Looks like a worthy strip and re-paint project. Got some nice details on that frame.
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