Chrome Colnago Mexico circa 1977

Colnago Mexico ‘Oro Argenta’

55cm c/c
Fully chromed frameset
53 cm c-t
52 cm top tube

more pics
at flickr.com/photos/58441410@N04/sets/72157627101117958/

Ernesto Colnago himself gave Pope John Paul II  a gold plated Colnago Mexico in 1979.

this is what a complete example looks like, picture courtesy of classicrendezvous.com

The frame set is now sold, but,

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I found this (pictured on the return journey)

a mid to late ’70′s  Mexico. with 1st generation Campagnolo Super record

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and drilled shifters

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The frame has no dents or serious rust, just surface.

It seems to have been resprayed previously, so I’ll give it a total renovation to chrome.

I will complete the 1st generation Campagnolo Group for this, I have most of it already

here are some scans of the 1975 Campagnolo catlog

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here’s what I’ve got so far

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