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ID this Olmo SN 871P - too small for me!

Old 03-13-20, 04:03 PM
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ID this Olmo SN 871P - too small for me!

Unfortunately, this bike is too small for me. I plan to sale it as a frame. However, I need to ID the model before I do so. The head badge is Olmo with half chromed fork and seat stays. I would appreciate if someone would be able to identify this model (name & year). Browsing the internet in an attempt to identify the bike, I found two that looked similar, but not necessarily the same. One is Olmo Deluxe and the other is a 1965 Olmo Special (both not exact the same as what I have). The bike I have is pictured below.

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Olmo Serial Number Dating Registry

bike looks 1950's era base model

lug pattern is Agrati "BRIANZA"

original chainset would have been cottered steel

original gear ensemble may have been Huret

original pedals Sheffield

original stem/bar set Ambrosio

PeterB shall be along shortly with more and better information

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I like the color!
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Olmo Serial Number Dating Registry

bike looks 1950's era base model

lug pattern is Agrati "BRIANZA"

original chainset would have been cottered steel

original gear ensemble may have been Huret

original pedals Sheffield

original stem/bar set Ambrosio

PeterB shall be along shortly with more and better information

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Thank you very much!!! Prior to posting my request for help to ID the frame, I reviewed the website you referenced. Unfortunately, I was focused enough! Thank you for your help. I will try to list it in the thread for frames that do not fit and or put it up for sale for a lucky CV fellow. It is too small for me. I also have a Gios - same issue too small, but in an excellent condition. I believe the owner did not ride the bike. It is custom made and with excellent parts. I am still researching the bike.

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I have an Olmo Gran Sport from 1960 which is similar as well. The pic on the stand is how the bike came to me other than the saddle which I added.


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I would guess it was around 1960 too. The lower Olmo Special model due to it having the stamped rear dropouts. Nice condition.
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It is unclear to me if you took it in as a complete machine or just what is shown in the photo.

Did it come with any of its original fittings not shown in the pictures?

Thank you for any information.


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It is unclear to me if you took it in as a complete machine or just what is shown in the photo.

Did it come with any of its original fittings not shown in the pictures?

Thank you for any information.


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Thanks. That's how I got the bike - as shown in the photos.
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Thank you very much for the clarification.

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Have taken in three or four examples with this model of frame over the years. One was bare, its only fitting the fixed cup, which the owner must have been unable to remove.

Did take in one which was complete, undamaged and all original. Sold it to a local collector friend. Photography is one of his hobbies and he made a gallery of it. Checked me hard drive just now and I do not have any of the images. Shall contact him to see if he can envoy a few. Finish is a light silvery blue. Gear ensemble is Huret Allvit. Chainset and headset are Magistroni. Sheffield pedals. Ambrosio I-beam model stem. Steel wired-on wheels. Rims are likely Maccari. Brakes were surprisingly Weinmann IIRC. Note you have a Weinmann brake hanger on your frame. Bike looks to date from near to 1960 so it will be interesting to get its serial to compare with yours.


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