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  1. old flyer

    Wanted 1920's Elgin Headlamp and battery tube assembly

    Looking for a fender mounted headlamp and battery tube assembly
  2. old flyer

    My Dad's Hawthorne Flyer

    I guess I'm an idiot....can't seem to navigate to the section to post for a wanted item
  3. old flyer

    My Dad's Hawthorne Flyer

    One year later and restoration of my Dad's 1928 Elgin is nearing completion...Still looking for a correct single pin (or botton badge) and lower truss rod bracket...thanks to all for your help!!
  4. old flyer

    Need help in restoring my Hawthorne Flyer...

    Here is a pic of the old fella coming together. Quite a bit left to do with detail.... but a fun project. I have all the pieces for final assembly with the exception of the correct single pin head badge. Going to keep the original wheels/tires for display and search for the best option to ride...
  5. old flyer

    Need help in restoring my Hawthorne Flyer...

    Thanks for your response and yes..I did find a fork and truss rods. Handle bars and fork are being powder coated and then final assembly!! Still looking for a correct single pin Elgin Head badge to complete my project...pictures will follow.
  6. old flyer

    My Dad's Hawthorne Flyer

    Thank you Jimbo 53 for your helpful information. Being a new member I really am impressed with the CABE. With the help of you all I think I finally have a definitive answer that the frame is indeed an Elgin. Dad lived in a very rural area and probably kept the bike together the best he could...
  7. old flyer

    My Dad's Hawthorne Flyer

    It's great to finally identify my bike ....my main search now is to find a correct fork-truss assembly. I really appreciate the help as I have the passion but not the experience.
  8. old flyer

    My Dad's Hawthorne Flyer

    Here is a pic of the head blade. Only one hole in the middle.
  9. old flyer

    My Dad's Hawthorne Flyer

    Archie...Thank you for your response. I'm really excited about identifying my bike and really would like to get it back to ride-able condition. I guess I have two questions. Which head-badge would be correct for this frame and is the fork and headset you pictured available?
  10. old flyer

    1920s Hawthorne Flyer 28" tank Bike project.

    You have a buyer if these items are available.....If my bike and yours are a match you have everything I need...including the tank...
  11. old flyer

    My Dad's Hawthorne Flyer

    Hi Dave and thanks for the response..Unfortunately the head badge is missing. The head tube measures 5 7/16" from top to bottom (picture attached). My original idea was that it was a Hawthorne Flyer because of the Montgomery Ward tires, believed to be original. While the pic of my dad on the...
  12. old flyer

    Need help in restoring my Hawthorne Flyer...

    Need help finding a fork, trusses, headset for my 28" Hawthorne Flyer....
  13. old flyer

    My Dad's Hawthorne Flyer

    Hello...I am attempting to restore a 1920's (#54000) Hawthorne Flyer that belonged to me father. As you can see from the pictures the bike is complete except for the fork assembly. I currently am searching E-Bay, but with no success. Hoping that someone can point me in the right direc tion to...
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