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Old 08-07-19, 08:26 PM
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Gipiemme Crono Sprint freewheel

I picked up a bunch of NOS tubular wheels and a Bottecchia frame with super record rd and ofmega parts. Two of the rear wheels came with these NOS freewheels - Gipiemme Crono Sprint

Any idea about what they are? Interesting colour to them.

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Could be aluminum. Or just a very clean zinc-coated or galvanized steel. Magnet test will tell you.

EDIT: I'd say definitely steel. There's a little bit of rust on some of the corners of the teeth.
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I wonder if the yellow spacers indicate it is index compatible for a specific system, either Shimano SIS or Campagnolo Ergo? However this is very much a guess and question.

I've never seen this model. I have a 5 speed "Sprint A" in my collection, but it is not marked "Gipiemme" and is made in France.

However, both use the same horizontal "split" notched tooth end profiles, which I believe originated with Regina and was licensed to Atom/Maillard as well.
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