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Holdsworth Mistral year and evaluation

Old 10-13-21, 06:55 PM
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Holdsworth Mistral year and evaluation

I bought this one.
It is equipped with Campagnolo drive train, the rear derailleur is marked 72, Campagnolo hubs. Mafac Racer brakes, Primo Extra bars, Primo Di Lusso stem.
Unmarked head set, seat post.
S.n. 36140
Should it be around 1972...73 made?
Should it be all Campagnolo equipped or not?
Looks to be original paint, but is it?
Are there any catalog pages available online?

1972 Mondia Special; 1972 Claud Butler; 1992Torelli Nitro Express made by Mondonico

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Serial number reference.

All things Holdsworth and catalogue reference.
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very nice!

thanks for posting.

FIAMME stem is rare and valuable.

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Very nice looking bike as for dating based on the components 72/73 seems correct. As for value not really sure but I would guess $500 give or take.
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I have a couple Holdsworth cycling caps in a storage bin somewhere, if you're interested!
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Beautiful bicycle. The paint looks awfully good for that age, but if it was a garage queen, I suppose it is possible. Very shiny though. The Mafac brakes don't seem to be consistent with the '72 catalog. Perhaps they were preferred by the owner and swapped out? Whatever the case it is a very appealing ride.
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