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Eddy Merckx Columbus Frameset.

Old 09-29-10, 06:21 PM
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Eddy Merckx Columbus Frameset.

I'm looking into buying this frameset. Its my size and looks to be in good shape. I've emailed the poster asking for serial numbers and better resolution photos. I thought some of you might have some insight into Eddy Merckx frames and give me a ball park of what its worth and an approximate date.

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Originally Posted by jeffpepperdine View Post
I'm looking into buying this frameset. Its my size and looks to be in good shape. I've emailed the poster asking for serial numbers and better resolution photos. I thought some of you might have some insight into Eddy Merckx frames and give me a ball park of what its worth and an approximate date.

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Cable routing along the top tube so not later than 88 or 89? Check your serial number.

http://www.cadre.org/Merckx/
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Originally Posted by longbeachgary View Post
Cable routing along the top tube so not later than 88 or 89? Check your serial number.

http://www.cadre.org/Merckx/
1990 catalog shows that routing.

EDIT: My serial date is D, which puts it 92/93, and I have top tube routing.
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Thanks guys. The seller is on vacation, so I won't be getting higher res images or the serial number for another week or so.

Yes I can send you some pictures, but I am on vacation right now so it will be in a couple of weeks.
Not very much rust. I treated most spots with a rust converting primer, and retouched.
Dropouts...can`t remember...believe Campy. Tubing not sure, but helical spirals inside steer tube. Gold Columbus sticker is buggered up.
Will email you back when I get back from vacation.
Thanks for your inquiry!


Regardless of age, is it a desirable frame? I do like the "Faema" color scheme.
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Originally Posted by CV-6 View Post
1990 catalog shows that routing.

EDIT: My serial date is E, which puts it 92/93, and I have top tube routing.
You're right. It's the Corsa Extra that I was thinking of.
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excavations, sorry: the beautiful Eddy Merckx 1984, Team Issue series, FAEMA version, Columbus SL/SP.
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