I have this Piero Zurino which i believe is a Losa frame but can´t be 100% sure because the lettering on the seatstay caps is a little different from all the losa frames i have seen. It has chromed seat/chain stays, bb shell and seat lug, also fork. Campagnolo dropouts and when i bought it had columbus sl decals that fell apart the first time i washed it. It is also a very light frame (around 1.6kg, fork around 0.68g).
I know Giovanni Losa made frames for different brands, and Piero zurino is/was a swiss bike shop with made to order bikes, it may or not be a losa frame but it is, i believe, a quality frame. I haven ridden it for some time and it is really fast , light and nervous.
This a rare bike, i have only found photos of another like this one, very little info. Judging by the groupset...85 (ish) ?
I have other chainrings (stronglight 50-38 mint) i can add, also included a couple of uniglide cogs.
I have a Jpeg with the decals, so it´s easy to have the decals made.
The frame has some superficial rust, nothing bad but it does need a respray, the chrome is fine. I have had it hanging on the wall in my living room for almost a year and i think it´s time for it to go.
Frame: Piero Zurino columbus sl , seatstays caps pantographed Losa , 55cm center to top.
Fork: full chrome, columbus sl, pantographed with Piero Zurino crown.
Headset: Shimano 600 ex Arabesque
Stem: Sr sakae fluted with red paint
Handlebar: Sr sakae road champion
Bar Tape: Japanese Cateye vinyl red
Brake Levers/Brifters: Shimano 600 ex arabesque
Brake Calipers: Shimano 600 ex arabesque
Brake Pads: Shimano 600 ex
Brake Cables: no brand
Shifters: Shimano 600 ex arabesque
Front Derailleur: Shimano 600 ex arabesque
Rear Derailleur: Shimano 600 ex arabesque
Derailleur Cables: no brand
Cassette: Shimano 600 ex (uniglide) 13-25
Chain: generic Sram (not period correct but works beautifully with this transmission).
Cranks: Shimano 600 ex arabesque , road 130bcd
Chainrings: Shimano 600 ex 52-42
Bottom Bracket: Italian thread, nos 105 (original Shimano 600 ex included), original Shimano 600 ex spindle 119
Pedals: Shimano 600 ex mint condition (boxed)
Rims: Weinnman alloy, tubular, were nos when the wheels were assembled, about 500kms of use
Hubs: Shimano 600 ex with lube ports, back one missing cap.
Hub Skewers: Shimano 600 ex
Tyres: Gommitalia tubular, almost new, about 500kms of use
Saddle: Ariake jaguar II NJS, was instaled nos and made around 500kms
Seatpost: 27.2 Shimano 600 aero
Seatpost Binder: campagnolo
Weight: around 9.5 kg ( depending on pedals)
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Further photos of the bike here:https://www.dropbox.com/sh/prsu2skwetec288/JWG-UxsQu9
Photos of the pedals here:https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ce0j0j4le2xsixm/ewIg6N9_Dp
I have a value in mind but would appreciate your input.
Edit: Just found this link today which seems to confirm it is a Losa frame, don´t know how accurate this info is... http://www.zugzwang.ch/2012/06/traum-in-purpur-aus-mailand-losa.html