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winged "f" what brand is it?

Old 07-07-11, 02:51 PM
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winged "f" what brand is it?

Hi,
as I collect Brands (Pics of it) in order to identify frames by theire stamps engravings etc,pp. I stumbeld recently about this sign:



A member in a german Forum is looking for the builder or the brand for this. If you can help It would help us both. I appreciate!


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Old 07-07-11, 11:05 PM
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Gonna need a better pic, and some idea of the componentry.
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Old 07-08-11, 05:47 AM
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I cannot see anything in the pix either,, but there was a German Fleetwing bike.
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Here is the same pic blown up a bit bigger.

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There's an expression, I don't give a flying f***, but other than that, I got nothin'.
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Originally Posted by rhm View Post
There's an expression, I don't give a flying f***, but other than that, I got nothin'.
Whew.... somebody else said it.

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Old 07-11-11, 06:12 AM
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What a ****ing brainstorming!

I got here another pic from a nother bike


Both owner claim that theire got them cycles from switzerland. Both came without stickers.
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Old 07-11-11, 06:53 AM
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My thought is a Faggon could be wrong though "probably"

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Old 07-18-11, 06:34 PM
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Never heard of that brand. can you provide some pictures from that?
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It's Faggin...lots on online pics to sort thru...
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One thing this stamp is not from is faggin. Did not see one by now which had this sign. As I wrote, I collect brands in order to identify them if some one ask in the german forum. I got now 338 folders (brands), For the most ~95% I got frame and details pics.

So this one is still unsolved.

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Stab in the dark...Freschi
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nope...this is my list for brands under "f" so far. The brands I listed below could it be cause I do not have any detail for it. All the other definitely not.




Favori
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Ferretti


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@rhm: yeah seems legit to this kind of forum. always some big mouths and nothing behind it. So I will give me myself and I the answer:
Ferago Gomelschi




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Old 04-22-12, 04:01 PM
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OH of course!! why didn't I think of Ferago I mean we used to sell 2 or three of these day a day back then.



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