Monday, November 4, 2013

Laser Nostra Prototype


This is the Laser "Nostra" prototype being auctioned at Sotheby; see http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/null-n09014/lot.28.html

For the record, the auction states:
A PROTOTYPE "LASER NOSTRA" BICYCLE
Signed by Cinelli President and bicycle designer Antonio Colombo for the (RED) Auction 2013.
Columbus Niobium steel and carbon fork
44 1/2  x 65 1/2  x 6 3/8  inches (175 x 105 x 25 cm)
Net weight: 16.5lbs (7.5 kg)
Produced by Cinelli, Italy (a division of Gruppo S.p.A.)


The Laser "Nostra" was the very limited edition Laser in steel that became available in 2011. Some detailed photos of the display bike here in Cinelli Only. These were made by the framebuilder of the original Lasers, Andrea Pesenti.

addendum of November 6th: the Sotheby auction has been updated with this, correct, photo of the Nostra being auctioned:


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