35th Anniversary Limited Edition
was only sold as complete bikes, built up exclusively with Italian
componentry. At the time, Ugo was very adamant about not allowing any
Anniversary bike leave the factory with anything but Italian components.
There were approximately 350 bikes sold worldwide.
You can see where the
bike was originally sold by the serial number. The serial number should
be stamped 35°/followed by a three digit number. A little lower, you
will see an initial that indicates the country of initial sale.
is for USA,
is for Belgium,
is for Switzerland (I believe),
is for Germany,
is for Spain,
is for France,
is for Japan (I believe),
is for Italy... and so on."
"There was also a 'signature' version that predated the anniversary bike
by one year that has the same down tube and seat tube graphics, but
without the big rose on the head tube. Some of the bikes came with
Century finish C-Record components but most came with 'regular'