1915ish Mead Ranger, need help identifying/pricing

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  1. #1 Posted Nov 9, 2017

    On Training Wheels

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    Hello! It's time to liquidate some of my things. Up first, is this Mead Ranger XL frame that I traded for with a buddy. He thought it was a 1915...
    I traded him a 5spd transmission that sells for $750.
    I'm hoping you guys can confirm the year, and let me know what kind of value you would put on it. Thanks!

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  2. #2 Posted Nov 9, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Hi, and welcome.
    Your Ranger could be a 1916, so your friend was very close. As far as value, I would say $750 would be a good place to start. I'm sure others will jump in here hopefully.
     
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  3. #3 Posted Nov 9, 2017

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    Very Cool Skyscraper Mead!

    Can you please post left side crank arm. Are pedals marked "Brampton"?

    If seat post binder bolt were removed, are the stays loose from frame?
     
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    Thanks to both of you.
    So this is called a Skyscraper? Is that do to the tall frame?

    I don't see any markings on the pedals... Yes, the seat stays do come loose if the binder bolt is loosened. Here's some pics:

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  5. #5 Posted Nov 11, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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