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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:18 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Sun Mar 27, 2011 12:22 pm
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Hi all,
can anyone tell me anything about this Benotto which I'm thinking of buying?
It's the only picture I have for the moment...
I guess late 70s? top end model or lower down?
thanks!


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:17 am 
Retro Guru

Joined: Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:51 pm
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Location: Brighton. UK.
It's surely a near top end model, no mudguard eyes etc like the 1500 & 2000 models. It looks like a late '70's as you say 2500 model? The bulgier catalogue below shows the '76 models still had chrome top tube cable clamps where yours are the braze on. Second from top of the range under the 3000 of the time?
I'm no benotto expert but it's definately a high end model. Tubing would be the giveaway but i'd say it'll be SL.

http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/benotto2/


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