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Old 08-05-20, 05:57 PM
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ID Legnano with rare serial number???

Hello from Argentina I have a legnano frame and fork that was wildly painted with orange spray. I found it in a town for sale. The legnano brand (head badges) retains an aluminum stem and the legnano letter L steel levers (crankset and chainrings). The strangest thing was to discover the serial number of the box that is on the back of the seat tube. is number B 25459 on the page of condorino I CANNOT FIND this type of numbering which is generally accompanied by 2 letters. and here it only has a single letter followed by the number. It could be a manufacturing of legnano outside of italy as it happened here in my country with OLMO bikes made in Argentina. but I can not find more light on this issue of numbering. unfortunately I am a novice in the forum and I still cannot upload photos. Thank you






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That will be a deep dive.
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Iím glad youíll be removing the red orange paint....thatís what youíre doing right? Cool find! I donít have anything to add about the serial number but Iím rooting for this bikes salvation.
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Originally Posted by Pcampeau View Post
Iím glad youíll be removing the red orange paint....thatís what youíre doing right? Cool find! I donít have anything to add about the serial number but Iím rooting for this bikes salvation.
I agree and hope for a great outcome on this..
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Petit Breton Nice find. Lot of work!. What caught your eye, the head badge or the seat cluster with the clamp bolt location?
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This might help Good luck with your project Legnano main
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You can check here, as well.

https://condorino.com/
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You can check here, as well.

https://condorino.com/
OP referenced condorino in his first post.
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Old 08-06-20, 03:55 PM
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Originally Posted by cb400bill View Post
OP referenced condorino in his first post.
By golly, youíre right!
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Hello everyone, first of all I want to clarify that I do not speak English and I hardly have basic knowledge of English, therefore I am obliged to use the translator and the translator does not always reflect the right words or the right idea that one wants to convey. Regarding the LEGNANO painting, I want to IDENTIFY THE YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION AND THE MODEL. I already investigated in the CONDORINO page but I did not find this type of numbering in which it has ONLY ONE LETTER FOLLOWED BY THE NUMBER. So I appeal to the knowledge of the forum. The idea is to restore this bicycle frame, paint it as it was originally when it left the factory. thank you
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There is a Legnano owners group on Facebook. There are many knowledgeable people there that could help you out.
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My favorite bike is my Legnano, 1968 Grand Premio and, though not all that pretty, is a great bike to ride. I have been trying to figure out my serial number for a long time now and still have no clue. The OP's is very different from mine. I am guessing that the frame is a Legnano Sport

To the OP, be careful with the seat post clamp bolt. They DO NOT grow on trees and even if they did, they would be pricey (couple on Ebay right now and close to a hundred dollars US each).

Also, I would avoid using abrasives to remove that paint. Go with a paint stripper and be careful. The fork socks and head tube lugs just might be chrome plated. Also, that old headbadge has considerable value. Be extra careful (super gentle) when removing/cleaning/installing it.
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