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  1. johan willaert

    Facebook Find: WW2 G519 Huffman Military Bike

    Great find! Nice to see the flat rims opposed to the more common drop center models
  2. johan willaert

    finding military bike?

    Could you narrow down what exactly you're looking for? Period, condition, US, British, German, other??? All will have a serious impact on availability and price...
  3. johan willaert

    G519 Huffman crank

    If I were restoring this bike, I would keep as much Original finish and parts as possible, including possible period correct replacement parts... Just replace what isn't serviceable anymore, and get proper moving parts so you can ride it.... ( bearings, pedals etc...) That is what I did with my...
  4. johan willaert

    G519 Huffman crank

    This is the dogleg crank that came on my 1943 MG138969 Columbia. Sorry the marking isn't very clear, but photo was taken in pre-digital times and scanned...
  5. johan willaert

    G519 Huffman crank

    Crank is marked 1A followed by what I believe 36 (not really clear) and HM CO on the other side which could mean Huffman Manufacturing Company.
  6. johan willaert

    G519 Huffman crank

    When I found Huffman D50546 the crank was missing but I fitted the set shown below which are or at least look period correct for the bike. Correct type crank, chain wheel and Torrington #8 pedals with rubber blocks.
  7. johan willaert

    G519 Huffman crank

    Yours is not the first Huffman I have seen with Westfield style crank. I would keep it on the bike as it is part of its history, WW2 correct and could have installed during its use to replace broken parts
  8. johan willaert

    G519 Ser # 51874

    This is as far as I know the only correct reflector for WW2 Army issue G519 bikes Made by WALD
  9. johan willaert

    G519 Ser # 51874

    IMO the locks are not Army issue.... Most riders would have locked their bikes with US Army issued padlocks and a piece of chain... There were some specific bicycle locks available in the 40s, but they would have been purchased outside the Armed Forces… Both above are shown on this page of my...
  10. johan willaert

    Kick stand finish.

    As Serge wrote above, kickstands on at least Westfield Columbia G519s were painted OD... See photo of my MG with NOS kickstand
  11. johan willaert

    Huffman G519

    Yes Bill, and still happy with your work! Would recommend to everyone!
  12. johan willaert

    Huffman G519

    More on my 1942 Huffman https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/1942-g519-huffman-bike-project.43231/
  13. johan willaert

    Huffman G519

    Bill, my 1942 Huffman also originally came with a Persons military seat
  14. johan willaert

    Huffman G519

    Someone sent me photos of this bike last week and inquired about its value. I estimated this one at about 1250-1500. might have been the seller or another potential buyer
  15. johan willaert

    G519 Columbia Westfield front hub

    The parts I show are original 36-10 morrow eclipse front hub parts as used on both westfield and huffman G519 models. That is what was used in WW 2