There's probably a simple, easy answer to this question, but my searches didn't find it.
When was the earliest or first use of the Schwinn oval badge with the vertical "Schwinn" letters?
Not asking about this badge specifically, but how far back does this design go? Prewar?
Bonus question -...
I am trying to "MOVE" this subject over here from a reply I posted about a "sold bike"....
(I realized after-the-fact that replying to a sold bike posted wouldn't get the answers I was hoping for....)
Sorry about the duplication here!
What a "small world" it really is ........ I JUST picked-up...
I forgot and missed out on one of these on Ebay today. I'm hoping someone here has one they'd sell.
I only want ok condition, it'll be going on a bike so I don't want it to be too good.
Send me a PM if you've got one.
Howdy folks! I've been working hard on the book. Wow, I had no Idea how much work it would be writing book. I can hardly spell or form a sentence. Fellow Caber greenephantom turned me on to a website called CreateSpace and now I'm trying to fix all my problems. I'm going to have it printed in...
Frame fork crank badge and seatpost with all headset hardware 1,300 shipped.
Hussey bars and stem combo may be for sale if f/f sells. I love the bike yet have to sell a few things off for personal reasons. Message me for any info on this or other bikes you may be interested in. Leave your...
Here is a nice green "brass era" head badge off a '52 Schwinn Meteor. Removed with care and unmolested.
Cash, Paypal or USPS postal money order only please
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All prices are shipped.
1. Reflectors lot. Raspberry is plastic and has a crack $25
2. JC Higgins badge $25
3. Assorted badges $10 each
4. Beacon Japan headlight. Tempermental. Switch contact is bent. $Sold
5. Grips and bar ends lot $20
6. Oxford horn works $12
7. Nitto forged stem and Ambrosio...
Ok, which ever one of you guys, that won this auction, I will quintuple your profit margin on it.
I had this on my watch list, and remembered about it just as it was ending. Uggh!
Unfortunately, I've inadvertently started collecting cycle industry employee badges, and...
A friend gave me an early 80s Japanese Super Sport frame a couple years ago. It was hanging in my basement until I got my act together a few weeks ago and threw some parts on it. I've been riding it a fair amount lately (alternating with my Volare) and really like it. I have been riding it...
Howdy guys! I've got my Schwinn head badge book written and I'm editing it now. Do they have a program you can buy for publishing a book or what? I've worked on this book for five years and need a little advice. Thanks, Barry
This bike has been discussed before, but I've become more curious as to how rare that it might be.
I found this bike on Craigslist about three years ago.
This is the oldest picture that I have found. It was posted on TheCabe in 2011:
This is what it looked like when I bought it:
Hey, I am Looking for a 1890s Clipper Head Badge and Concentric Drop Out Discs for mounting the rear Hub in to round Dropouts. The Concentric part that goes into the frame looks to be 15/16" seems a odd size 1" mat work also. Please Message me if you have either for Sale or Trade.