Corbin & New Departure Hub Dating Project - Need everyone's help pre-1933

Discussion in 'Antique Bicycles Pre-1933' started by Gary Mc, Oct 31, 2012.

  1. #321 Posted Oct 21, 2013

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    Here's a New Departure hub to add to the mix - hadn't seen this one before.

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  2. #322 Posted Oct 21, 2013

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    That arm has more curves than Marlyn Monroe...
     
  3. #323 Posted Oct 21, 2013

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    Is this an early Model A?
     
  4. #324 Posted Oct 21, 2013

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    I was hoping you would post it Dean. It's definitely an early Model A & my hypothesis is that brake arm was designed for a specific bike. What bike? I have no clue but I'd love to know.
     
  5. #325 Posted Oct 21, 2013

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    Gotta' love a good mystery!
     
  6. #326 Posted Oct 24, 2013

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    Cool Corbin artwork ad from 1912

    The Bicycling World & Motorcycle Review January 27, 1912

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  7. #327 Posted Oct 24, 2013

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    That hill would make me think twice on any modern motorcycle.
     
  8. #328 Posted Nov 19, 2013

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    Hey Gary, you said my hub was 1905-1909, it has the concave shell. The right side of the axle is 3/8" and the left side is 5/16". It appears to be original. Have you seen them built that way? Thanks Tom IMG_0210.jpg IMG_0209.jpg

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  9. #329 Posted Nov 21, 2013

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    I cut this (then very rusted) hub from a wood rim a few days ago, missing the arm and oil port on the end cap. I performed a forensic cleaning/polishing and this is what you see.
    Is this a model no. 7 Corbin? The bronze arm I already had. After disassembling and putting it back together, there were a few parts left over, a thick round disc (looks like an 8 pointed star) and two small short flat spring steel parts. Where do they go? Where can I get a correct arm?
     
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    The parts and nickel plating look excellent.
     
  11. #331 Posted Dec 6, 2013

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    New departure bell co cast brake

    have a New departure bell co cast brake on A national bay city mich bike.the bicycle serial number is 13135 the hub serial number is 52229. if that helps at all
     

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  12. #332 Posted Dec 19, 2013

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    1900 ND brake

    here is a clip showing a New Departure brake option, catalog is from 1900. What hub could this be?
     
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    Just giving this thread a bump. There should be a place to make this type of thing easy to find.
     
  15. #335 Posted Jun 24, 2014

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    I'm subscribed to this thread so I can find it with ease. Also we could request from a moderator that it gets a sticky. Not sure the rules on what can and cannot get a sticky.



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  16. #336 Posted Jun 24, 2014

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    I just received my 1936 Mead bicycle with original paperwork (catalogues, warranty, hanger tags...everything) and I just solved where your avatar comes from!
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  17. #337 Posted Oct 17, 2014

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    In relation to the evolutionary jump from fixed to coaster brake, I am particularly interested in finding physical specimens of either of these two examples of (or others) early coaster and brake attachments for fixed gear wheels.
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    Eclipse bicycle unique coaster & brake feature of which Mr. Marrow took part of.
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    Kelley Coaster & Brake Patent

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  19. #339 Posted Nov 13, 2014

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    early fixed hub conversion (evolution of the coaster)

    coaster & brake fixed gear hub conversion (1900?)
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  20. #340 Posted Apr 12, 2015

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