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I bought this titanium frame some time ago. No markings, only the serial number on the bottom bracket. The 84 probably stands for 1984 as the bike was fitted with Campy's 50th Anniversary gruppo. The BB is Italian threaded. Any ideas?

Frame Bottom of bottom bracket showing cable guides and serial number

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  • I had seen that guides on bottom brackets for derailleur cables on Vitus frames, and the fact that it's built with titanium makes me think this can be a Vitus frame. But it's just an idea...
    – acidrums4
    Jun 28, 2015 at 0:12
  • I would ask in the C&V subforum over at Bikeforums. I'd be surprised if someone doesn't know. bikeforums.net/classic-vintage Aug 9, 2015 at 3:45
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    I'm tempted to say it's mine.
    – andy256
    Oct 28, 2015 at 5:06
  • Ship it to me for further inspection ^^
    – gaurwraith
    Jan 26, 2016 at 22:32
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    Did you find out what the bike is? I have one of these bikes as well and have serial number 47, see below... Aug 9, 2019 at 21:39

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This frame has some features in common with this Fracesco Moser frame I saw. But there are differences, as well: the chainstays, and the fork.

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It was designed by Coassin, welded Manfredi (Comepre), might have been built for Tigra's racing team (see https://www.speedbicycles.ch/velo/517/tigra_242_titan_1976.html)

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  • Hi, welcome to bicycles! You should include some details from your link so this answer is still useful if it goes away.
    – DavidW
    Apr 12, 2023 at 10:47
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This purports to be a 1984 Moser:

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/211950726189306619/?lp=true

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/211950726189306619/?lp=true

Looks pretty much identical to the OP's frame.

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    This one has lugs, the OP's frame has smooth welds.
    – ojs
    Aug 9, 2019 at 22:09
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    Other obvious differences include seatstay joint, fork crown and front derailleur mount. All together, they are about as different as two 80s road bikes can be.
    – ojs
    Aug 9, 2019 at 22:12
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    @ojs - Yeah, I missed that detail. Aug 9, 2019 at 22:13
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    Aside from the differences in joints then, what aspects of that photo prove it is a moser? I don't know enough to rule it in, or rule it out, it needs a bit more explanation
    – Swifty
    Aug 10, 2019 at 7:36
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    All road bikes from late 70s to early 90s have similar thin tubes, almost exact same geometry and one of about two dropout styles. The only way to tell them apart is lugs, braze ons and possible engravings.
    – ojs
    Aug 10, 2019 at 18:13

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