the word across the top of the transfer appears that it may be Pelizzoli
there is a cycle manufacturing entity of this name - Cicli Pelizzoli
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thank you for sharing your Bottecchia
frame appears to have commenced life as the manufacturer's De Luxe model
here is a De Luxe model machine shown in a catalogue page from 1973 (cycle employed for illustration is slightly earlier)
thank you for the clarification
IIRC the OEM hub for this model at this time was the Campg Nuovo Tipo large flange thrity-six hole QR
here is one on a blue Giro d'Italia dated 1973 by owner:
the Mikashima Unique pedals you received with it are certainly an upgrade over the Sheffield...
wrt dating -
if the previous owner of your example had the original Nuovo Tipo hubs a date could be read from the axle locknut inner faces
from your "as found" image appears the wheels had already been changed out from what was there OEM
chanced upon this collection the other day in the course of a search for something unrelated...or so i thought...
holdings are organized alphabetically -
the "IC" symbol seen on the transfers stands for InterCycle,
explanation of name here:
this forum thread gives an idea as to how the machine may have appeared when complete:
pedals and hubs look to be WECO...
you might wish to consider making a thread on the cycle over in the International or in the Lightweights forum when you commence work on it
appreciate you may have other projects ahead of it in the queue...
terrific find; fifty-two years old and in this condition! :D
best wishes with...
thank you for posting this interesting find! ;)
the combination of a DS rear hub with an upright bar is slightly unusual
makes one wonder if both items could be original
also the combination of an upright bar with an all metal pedal with toeclips is slightly out of the norm
one way is to check the completed auctions at ebay
there are also specialist valuation sites such as worthpoint
the bikeforums.net web site has a sub-forum just for valuations of vintage bicycles; registration there is without cost
me question solely anent the Chicago manufactured models which employed a fork contract supplied by Tange
asian produced Schwinn badged bicycles such as those from Panasonic and Giant -
usually these makers did not produce their own forks for the run-of-the-mill...
yes, indeed; both cycles high quality and very collectable
pretty much anything with a Herse name will begin at ~2K+, even in this condition
tip on the Moulton name -
there are two unrelated Moultons when it comes to high quality lightweight cycles
your example is the earlier of the...