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Another mystery Celeste Bianchi

Old 07-07-14, 01:17 PM
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Another mystery Celeste Bianchi

This one has the right colour(Canadian spelling) but....

Its has stickers except no "Made in Italy" or Campione du Monde. But if it is Columbus, as the tubing says, I'd expect to see a Bianchi name or B on the fork crowns or seat stays. The Omega BB and headset might suggest CDI, but I am not the expert that Bianchigirl is.

The Stem and handlebars have wear, but the paint is very good, except for the cable guides. Repaint?

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The Canadian Bianchis were slightly different from ours until '89 but I agree the stem, HS and BB would indicate a CdI. The only embellishment on this is likely to be a B on the head tube / down tube lug. I guess for cost saving measures Bianchi elected to stop embellishing the stay caps and fork crowns.

I have an '88 with that frame and it rides pretty well. I do think 300 for the frame alone is a bit high but I don't know oyu market and I have seen Bianchi frames go for crazy money.
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