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identify this old selle san marco seat?

Old 09-25-09, 11:45 AM
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identify this old selle san marco seat?

I bought this seat from someone who doesn't know anything about it so was trying to find anything out. here are a couple pictures.




any ideas? Thanks
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Old 09-25-09, 11:51 AM
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positive? what about a year range?
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positive? what about a year range?
Should have a date code molded into the plastic. One of those sundial style codes.
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No, that is not a Concor model saddle. The Concor kicks up a bit and cuts off sharply at the tail end and does not fold over smoothly at the back as shown on the pics. It's not a Laser (IIRC, cheaper version of Concor) either, because the Laser has the same sharp cutoff at the back but a bit less sharp as the Concor.
Can't tell you what model that one is but it looks very similar to a Cinelli Unicanitor shape-wise, which I think is an all together different brand (so it's not a Unicanitor).
Here's a link to a pic showing what a Concor model saddle looks like:
https://www.quasidesigner.com/qd/wp-c...ne-500x385.jpg

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Old 09-25-09, 01:09 PM
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No, that is not a Concor model saddle.
Agreed. Looks like an early version of a Rolls.
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only markings on the bottom are

PROD.
SAN MARCO
made in Italy

no dates. :shrug:
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Old 09-25-09, 01:22 PM
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Looks like a suede Rolls to me....
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Similar to a Rolls, but lacking the "hardware".
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^ that's what i have been thinking but cant seem to find a picture of a rolls without the hardware to know.
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Is your name actually craigcraigcraig? That is honestly not a smart question, my mom had a pre-preschool student named craig craig craig. They called him Craig C. Craig.
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haha no, just craig. usernames: craig and craigcraig were taken so i took it one step further and bingo.
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oh ya another thing i noticed, on the nose of the saddle it is stitched together straight down the tip.
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It's not a Selle San Marco Rolls or a Concor. It's a San Marco brand, the brand not the model. It is shaped a little like a rolls. I've seen those before.
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You know, a spin-off, a clone, like a fake lady's pocket book
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I have a very similar saddle which is a Selle San Marco Titanio.
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it says selle above san marco on the seat if that clears up a fake.
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Originally Posted by old and new View Post
You know, a spin-off, a clone, like a fake lady's pocket book
There were spinoffs from other brands that mimicked San Marco saddles but it was more of the Concor mostly being copied by some manufacturers out there because of it's then unique/revolutionary shape. And for the same reason, the Concor was faked by numerous nameless manufacturers mostly from the far east, done in all sorts of different materails and colors. It would not be worth it to fake a saddle that has such a common shape that was similar to the Unicanitor saddle as this one looks like, so it's unlikely that this one is a fake. It might be a saddle made specifically for a bicycle company for their specific models as OEM saddles that was not sold on the open market.

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Originally Posted by craigcraigcraig View Post
it says selle above san marco on the seat if that clears up a fake.
Well, that proves it's a saddle!
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Old 09-25-09, 04:15 PM
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Just saw that saddle on line. www.merlincycles.co.uk
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i think unicator is right.
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Originally Posted by craigcraigcraig View Post
it says selle above san marco on the seat if that clears up a fake.
I see that now. One word changes the name, it may well be .....
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