Cinelli Head Badge v1 55mm (1947-53)
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Name: Cinelli Head Badge v1 55mm (1947-53)
Brand: Cinelli
Badge Type: Metal Attached
Frame Types: Vintage Lightweights
Track / Fixed Gear
Country: Italy
Years: 1940's; 1950's
Added By: gizmologist on 11/15/07
Updated By: Tombo on 07/21/18
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Headbadge Information
This is an early cloisonne head badge that was out of production by mid/end of the 50s.

According to the Vélo-Rétro Cinelli Head Badge Timeline this should be a
"1947-1953 - 55mm Cinelli crest cloisonne (fired glass) silver-plate over brass head badge"

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Brand Information(click to expand)
A true icon in the cycling industry, Cinelli is well known for their stems and handlebars which came as standard equipment on countless quality European brand bicycles, however they are also known to have made some of the most sought after lightweights by collectors and riders alike the world over.  Few brands can meet, let alone exceed, the level of workmanship and ride quality of Cinelli frames, even those from the 1950's.
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