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Old 11-06-10, 03:12 PM   #1
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vintage Italian saddles

What are the Italian racing saddles of the late 60's - early 70's? I know of the Cinelli/Unicanitor, but am not familiar with other brands.
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Old 11-06-10, 03:51 PM   #2
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3TTT springs to mind.
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Old 11-07-10, 04:47 AM   #3
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Picked up an old Bottecchia, with gorgeous chrome plated head tube lugs, a few days ago. The bike is fitted with a very nice and certainly useable Dolomiti Corsa suspended leather saddle. The saddle and the bike will stay together, since I decided, almost immediately upon getting the bike, that I wanted to fully restore it. Another winter project, of which there are already too many. Anyway, the bike and the attached saddle...

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Old 11-07-10, 06:08 AM   #4
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Also Lambertini, San Marco, Selle Royal.
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Also Lambertini, San Marco, Selle Royal.
Early all-leather Selle Italia were just stamped "Italia" on the side skirt ala Brooks and Ideale.
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Old 11-07-10, 12:36 PM   #6
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Early all-leather Selle Italia were just stamped "Italia" on the side skirt ala Brooks and Ideale.
Thanks! I have one of those in pristine condition that came on a bike I bought from Italy, and didn't know what it was until now.
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