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OLMO Sanremo Frame value

Old 09-28-20, 09:53 AM
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OLMO Sanremo Frame value

I recently acquired this frame for it's parts group and am trying to figure out it's value. It has no tubing decals though it appears to by a retro bike produced by OLMO. There records state it is SLX though it doesn't have any ribbing in the lower seat tube. The frame has a couple of minor chips and the chrome is good, it has just a hint of pitting which almost all was polished off with waxing the frame. The frame is marked as a 57cm which is the center of the bottom bracket to the top of the seat tube measurement. Center to Center is approximately 55cm. The top tube is 56cm center to center and the head tube in 15cm.

I'd love to get what the value of this frame would be. I live in Lancaster County PA.

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I can see them.

But I don't see a Columbus sticker. Could be Cromor tubing? Maybe overall weight and tube thickness would give you a better idea of what it is exactly? I suspect SLX would be much lighter than Cromor or Aelle.
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I haven't found any information here on the forums or online regarding this frame so remembered that ERA Cycles who are the retail outlet here in Lancaster for OLMO are also the importer through Red Rose Imports for OLMO. I brought the frame into the shop and asked if they knew anything about the frame. He said I sure do, he was very involved in this model. He said they had received a communication from OLMO in 2010 that they had found several sets of lugs for standard tubing and would Red Rose like to do a special run of lugged frames. This is one of those frames. They were built with SL and SLX tubing and this was one of the SL frames. He went on to explain the very good fork and how they did special decals and other feature. So it was great to get information on the frame so I have confidence in what I have.

So all that to say it looks like this is SL tubing throughout so it isn't as good as SLX but better then CroMo or Alle. I'm hoping that give some better info to determine a value.
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Just updating this as I just received the frame in from Paul. First off, he packed it very well and was great to work with on the shipment.

The frame is beautiful, the paint and decals are so sweet. A lot of the decals are black with a gold border. Super excited about getting this on and now that I see how truly nice it is I'll have to source an equally nice groupset for it. No way the rider quality Chorus 10 speed I have on hand is good enough for this one.

Checked all the tubes inside the BB, no rifling at all. So that should confirm that this is a SL frame.

Frameset weight with the headset and all came in at 6 lbs 6 ozs.

Did I mention this thing is beautiful?
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