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Campagnolo unmarked levers?

Old 06-19-22, 01:23 AM
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Campagnolo unmarked levers?

Hello,
I obtained some Campagnolo style shift levers with Campagnolo bolts and washers. The levers are unmarked, but look like the ones Campy was making in the late 80ies. Could you guys help me with ID-ing these levers, also a rough estimate of their worth? Thanks!


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Old 06-19-22, 04:45 AM
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No manufacturers made swoopy aero-style shift levers like those until the latter years of the 1980s. The barrel of the right shift lever is larger in diameter than that of the left shifter, which strongly suggests that the right shifter originally incorporated an indexing mechanism or at least a ratchet, again pointing to a later year of manufacture.

The levers might be some variant of Shimano Light Action or Sachs or something else. Anything but early Campagnolo.
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Old 06-19-22, 10:31 AM
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On Hilary Stone's website Hilary Stone - Campag Shifters (about 2/3 of the way won the page) he decribes these as "CAMPAGNOLO C-RECORD FRICTION DOWN-TUBE SHIFTERS braze-on CURVED possibly for TT/Lo-Pro frames"

This photo is from his site:



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Old 06-19-22, 05:51 PM
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They're NOT Shimano of any flavor. Certainly Campagnolo, likely 8 speed. You'd need to pull the collar out of the right shifter to see if it's a 2 spring or 3 spring mechanism. The 3 spring can go 8, 9, or 10 speed by swapping the index ring. The 8 speed ring is the more difficult ring to locate.
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