Titanium Serial # help

Yangpei

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I recently purchased a M/L Fat Chance Titanium frame. Seller believes it's a 1996. The serial number is TF ML 1116. I tried referencing serial numbers listed on MOMBAT's Fat Chance list. The 1996 ti fats listed all had much lower numbers. Later years (1998 / 1999) had serial numbers closer to 1116. I'm not sure how many titanium frames were built in any given year. Is there a way to tell if it's a 96 (or some other model year)?
 

Yangpei

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That's helpful. I don't have the frame in hand yet. But, from pictures, it looks like it does not have a cantilever hanger in rear. So, it may be newer than 1996. Thanks.
 

Fjforrest

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My Ti fat has is M 1045 with rear cable hanger and an 1 1/8 head tube. Bought from original own who purchased in 1997.
 
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