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Old 10-10-16, 05:01 PM
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Need help identifying vintage Colnago frame

Hi I was wondering if someone can help me identify this Colnago frame. I'm in the process of purchasing this frame from someone online and need your help identifying this frame to match it with a proper decal. The seller stated that the frame is a Colnago Super from the 80s. However, the fork, lugs, and cutouts don't match what I've found online.

The closest match I found that was similar was a Colnago Super Pui. Please see the link below for more high-quality photos. I did not take the photos so these are all that I have. I also do not have a serial number for the frame at this time.

https://https://goo.gl/photos/h5jUghYCb6x1RSDC7


Thanks,
Steve

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Old 10-10-16, 10:05 PM
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Here's a link that might help. I have an 82 Superisimo and it took quite a bit of research to figure that out. Colnago s didn't have serial numbers until the mid 80s I believe. I've not seen an old Colnago steel frame with internal cables like this one. What year/model does the seller say it is?

https://www.velo-retro.com/colnagotline.html
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Old 10-11-16, 06:59 AM
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Bottom bracket shell, seat stay cluster, fork crown and cable routing all suggest latter part of the 80's, maybe early 90's.
Could be other than a Super but the experts will chime in shortly. Nice frame in any event - keep us posted on your progress!
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Old 10-11-16, 09:55 PM
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10speedBill - Thanks for sharing the link! Seller is not sure exactly what year it is. He is guessing it's an 85 Super. I'll reach out to him to get more details.

exxongraftek - I was thinking the same. There are quite a few touches that make it more modern. It will be a 2-3 months out till I receive the frame. The seller lives in Italy and he will send it out to Colnago factory for paint. I'll update everyone once I receive it. I'll continue my research till then.
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Old 10-12-16, 12:28 AM
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Are the chainstays oval? Could it be a Mexico? I thought all the Supers had indented chainstays. Or was that just the early ones?
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