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Old 01-06-19, 08:05 PM
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This is really nice. Thank you. I will be spending time looking at this in detail. My (educated guess) ‘84 Racing in blue/white fade is in various threads around here. Not sure if it’s included in your database. Send me a PM if you need info and pics.
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Old 01-07-19, 02:07 AM
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Originally Posted by gbi View Post
Wonderful thread Kevindale!
I like the decals in post #3 , especially on the green frame, for my own reference I call them the lifesavers style decal.
Yes! I almost called this one the 'Candy' style decals because it so reminded me of various candy wrappers from my childhood. I think you're right that it's closest to Lifesavers.

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This is really nice. Thank you. I will be spending time looking at this in detail. My (educated guess) ‘84 Racing in blue/white fade is in various threads around here. Not sure if it’s included in your database. Send me a PM if you need info and pics.
Thank you! Yours is currently row 128 in the spreadsheet (subject to change as bikes are added or reordered).
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Old 01-07-19, 06:14 AM
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Nice compilation! Now I have to go look at the details on my T.
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Great work. I have a pretty extensive collection of photos, catalogues and ads as well, but this is pretty well complete and the first / best attempt to get a handle on this brand's changes. I would be happy to contribute and, ideally, I'd love to create a Tommasini graphic dating file like that great De Rosa one. I have illustrator experience and actually already started with Pela bb shell traces a while back. pm if interested.
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Wow! Super Prestige 202 on spreadsheet was mine!
I've posted some comments on spreadsheet
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This info has been stuffed into my Bianchi catalog bag for years. I forget where I got it, a show? The Rep? I don't know but judging from the reprint date mentioned it must be '93 literature.








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Great source of information! Many thanks from the Emerald Isle........
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Just a bump to keep this thread alive. I need to be able to find it when I have time to check all the details of my Tommasini.
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Old 02-08-19, 07:27 PM
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Originally Posted by jimmuller View Post
Just a bump to keep this thread alive. I need to be able to find it when I have time to check all the details of my Tommasini.
While you check on the details, post some photos in the Tommasini Lounge
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Thanks @Kevindale! What a great effort at deciphering the serial numbers. Ive had a couple Tommasini's but was never quite sure how old they are unless a catalogue cut could be found. One of my bikes, in particular is still a mystery. Its painted in a red, white and blue (stars & stripes motif) and labelled Super Prestige. It has decals and lugs consistent with late 80's, early 90's, but Ive not been able to find any info on when it was created or the background on the paint scheme. here is a pic of the frame, There aren't any S/N traces. Thanks for all the research enjoyed looking through it!



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Very well done, nice to have so much data and information in one location on the Tommasini marque. Thanks for all the time and efforts @Kevindale.

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Originally Posted by ciclimeacci View Post
Thanks @Kevindale! What a great effort at deciphering the serial numbers. Ive had a couple Tommasini's but was never quite sure how old they are unless a catalogue cut could be found. One of my bikes, in particular is still a mystery. Its painted in a red, white and blue (stars & stripes motif) and labelled Super Prestige. It has decals and lugs consistent with late 80's, early 90's, but Ive not been able to find any info on when it was created or the background on the paint scheme. here is a pic of the frame, There aren't any S/N traces. Thanks for all the research enjoyed looking through it!



before its was built up in 2016
Mid to late 80s would be my guess, it looks alot like mine. Does the dropout have an "X" punched into it?
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Old 05-19-19, 01:53 PM
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Thanks @shoota , no marks on the dropouts, other than the campy stamp.
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Thanks @shoota , no marks on the dropouts, other than the campy stamp.
Interesting. I was under the impression that Super Prestiges were marked with an 'X". Mine has one, it's not easy to see.
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