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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:17 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Location: Reading
Although I'm no expert, I thought I'd seen all the Campag shifters that were out there, until today !

I was checking over an old Claud Butler (Majestic I think, but resprayed) and saw a set of these

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The levers appear to be standard, although the chrome on the clamp was well below par, but the red side plates and wing-nuts; what ?????

I'd love to know the model name and years of manufactue please. Are they common and I've just been ignoring them ?

Thanks, G


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:41 pm 
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The red plates look like the ones from the gran turismo shifters. Maybe they're a mash-up of different parts?


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:28 am 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:41 pm
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Thank you, problem solved !

It's a 1970's model, but I don't think it was common in this country !?
The rear mech is a thing of Gothic beauty.

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By the pressed steel construction it looks like a touring version of the Valentino range.

For the shifter VeloBase shows it as this - with a Record type center bolt, but the wingnuts are more likely to be correct IMHO

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The one I saw was missing the large outer plates.


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