1973-74' California Masi Gran Criterium 58cm

$ 2,000.00

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This classic Masi Gran Criterium is in all original condition, with plenty of authentic patina. This is an early first year California Masi with Masi American flag decal. The frame is the 41st frame to leave the Carlsbad factory after Faliero Masi expanded the Masi name to California. The paint is original Masi Red-Orange indicative of frames built in California. 

Please contact us with any questions and for a shipping quote.

Link to photos:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gwolgvizg5e8ns9/AACIFFDigumD4WZaAaaWtDFNa?dl=0

Sizing: Seat tube: 58 cm c-t, Top tube: 56 cm c-c

Serial number 16MC 

Frame condition/details: Frame is in all original condition with original decals. Original Red/orange paint. Some paint chips. Frame is straight with no dings or dents as confirmed by frame builder Ed Litton. 126 mm rear triangle.

Tubing: Reynolds 531        

 

Steering:

Headset: Campagnolo Record steel headset

Bars: Cinelli mod. Giro d' Italia with Velox cotton bar tape

Stem: Cinelli 1a 120 mm "Milano oval logo"

 

 

Drivetrain:

Cranks: Campagnolo Record crankset 170 mm (no date code)

Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo Record

Rear derailleur: Campagnolo Nuovo Record patent 72'

Front derailleur: Campagnolo Record "3 holed"

Shifters: Campagnolo Record clamp on shifters

Pedals: Campagnolo Record with Balilla toe clips, Alfredo Binda straps. 

 

Brakes:

Calipers: Campagnolo Record pre CPSC, nutted attachment.

Brake levers: Campagnolo Nuovo Record with new replica Campagnolo "globe logo" gum hoods

 

Wheelset:

Hubs: Campagnolo Nuovo Tipo hubs

Rims: Nisi Countach Mercurio d' Oro rims 

Tires: "Servizio Corse" 700 x 21.5 mm sew ups

 

Saddle: Leather Cinelli Unicanitor 

Seatpost: Campagnolo Nuovo Record 27.2

Accessories: Campagnolo top tube cable clamps