I got some complaints about the brown couch, so how about some brown doors for a background? The bike is approximately a 1961. It came with two coats of paint covering a chrome frame beneath. I decided to re-plate the frame and keep it all chrome rather than paint it.
Yes, those are original Cinelli Giro d' Italia chrome steel bars. They are N.O.S. Universal 61 brakes (also N.O.S.)
This is an N.O.S. Brooks Campagnolo saddle. The little oval on top says "Campagnolo" inside.
Rear view of Brooks Campagnolo saddle showing narrow rails and special narrow Campagnolo seat clamps.
A 151 bcd Campagnolo Record crank. Chain is a Regina.
Old record rear derailleur.
Front derailleur is a first generation Record. Note the slotted screws that hold the derailleur arms to the body.
Another view of Brooks Campagnolo Saddle. It is stamped '61. QR is not down on rear brake - oops.
Fiamme red label rims with ferrule for valve stem. Exceedingly rare!
Campagnolo "no Record" hubs, naturally.
Old-style derailleur cable guide. This era frame has the oiler hole screw in the top of the bottom bracket shell, plus another on the bottom of the bottom bracket shell.
Doublte butted spokes laced four-cross.