"Originally est. in 1883 as
manufacturers of sewing machines, bicycles and motorized
vehicles by Augusto Stucchi and Giulio Prinetti. As an employee,
famous car maker Ettore Bugatti created the motorized tricycle
Tipo 1. The company became Stucchi & Co. as Giulio Prinetti left
to become Italian minister of foreign affairs in 1901."
" Stucchi were best known for their high end town bikes and only made a
small amount of racers. They fielded a team in the late 1940s
for the Giro and the Tour. Yellow was the company color. Family
descendants play a role in organising recent L'Eroica events in
head tube and an early poster.