Friday, December 17, 2010

Campagnolo Nutcracker in Gold

Did you know that Campagnolo made some other items other than bicycle components? Tennis racquets, wine bottle corkscrews, and nutcrackers. And, automobile rims.

I have seen Campagnolo nutcrackers but this was the first one I've seen in gold plating, dating from the 1970s:

I have yet to see a Campagnolo tennis racquet, these are mentioned in one of their catalogs.

Did Campagnolo manufacture anything else non-cycling related that I haven't already mentioned?

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  1. You mentioned car wheels but they also made motorbike parts, notably supplying Harley Davidson.

    See for an example.

  2. In addition to their normal line of tools, they also made a repair stand, as shown in their catalog #16. It was not on offer for very long