Masi Bits - Seat Tube Decals BACK
|1954 Speciale Corsa
Note badge, not decal
|1962 Special with fade seat tube panel.||1968 Special||1969 Special
"Champione del Mondo 1967-1968 * 1968-1969, (Professionalisti su strada)"
|1970 Gran Crit
This beautiful crest was only used for a year or so.
|1972-1975 Gran Criterium
1973-1974 Gran Criterium (USA)
(boxes face left)
|Word Championship Bands
Top: 1974 Italian GC
Bottom: 1972 Italian GC
Both styles also appeared on USA GC's: On Carlsbad bikes (up to about #400), the box was on the left side. On Rancho Santa Fe and San Marcos bikes, the box was in front .
|Stars & Stripes Bands
Top: Carlsbad, #400-0200 (1200)
Bottom: Carlsbad #550-0800+ (1800+)
There was quite a bit of overlap in the use of these bands but in general the top ones are on earlier frames. A few frames had one of each.
On the Masi Registry, the top bands are "VF" and the bottom bands are "HF"
|1975-1977 Prestige||1975 "Faliero Masi"||Italy, date unknown
Unusual decal, typeface matches neither early 70's or late 70's. Two variants, as above and without Faliero signature.
|1977-1979 Prestige||1978-1987 Gran Criterium,
Rancho Santa Fe and San Marcos
(boxes face front)
|Date unknown. Seen on 1980's repaints of 70's (Italian) GC's||1979-1984 Prestige
This decal appears on an early trade show 3V, not sure if it ever appeared on production 3V's.
|1984-1990's Prestige and
(Italian for Europe)
(Italian for USA)
Gran Criterium, USA
|1990 "Russian" 3V
|1990s Italian 3V|