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Old 04-29-10, 08:21 AM
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Can anyone identify this frame? Anything?


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I originally thought the "m" might be for Masi, but it's not.

Anyway, just by looking at the lugs and the fork crown, it looks like a high end frame.
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Here is the framemaker's stamp:

It reads (in engish: )

Artizan Production Malagn??? Erbe(VR) Erbe is an italian town and Malgn??? is the framemakers name, likely.
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Old 04-29-10, 09:53 AM
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this from the CR list archives:
"I had saved a note from Lou Deeter to the list (dated March 1, 2005) i
n which he referred to Vittorio Malagnini (the oldest builder in Verona). I
was hoping to chat with him but he passed away in the last two weeks. I'm
hoping to do some reports for the CR list of Verona builders in the future
including CHESINI and GRANDIS and others. If you have some suggestion
s on builders you would like to know more about from the Veneto region emai
l me at
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Jackpot! Unworthy1 led me to veronaman@gmail.com.

"This is what I know of Malagnini: there are two sons that currently build frames both having begun under the wings of their father, Vittorio. I have seen one early Malagnini built by the father, the few others I have seen are by one of the sons. Mine was built by Lucio Malagnini, he uses the initials MLT which stand for Malagnini Lucio Tech. The Malagnini family is from the the lower plains of Verona province."

Based upon the signature on the fork crown I'm going to guess my frame was built by Viittorio.

Thanks to all for your help.

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Hi, I'm a bit too late responding to this topic, but there is a Vittorio Malagnini from 1973 here to look for:

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