headbadge rarity

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  1. #41 Posted Jul 25, 2012

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    I'm knocking together a page on my site that will be an alphabetical compilation of pictures of all known Schwinn headbadges. Because, heck, why not?
    http://greenephantom.com/schwinn_badges_mostly_pre-war

    I've already pulled images from current and completed eBay auctions, and from this thread. Figured it would be neat eye candy and well as a useful resource. If you have pics of interesting oddball Schwinn badges, add them to this thread or email them to me and I'll add them as time permits.

    JPG files work best.

    Cheers, Geoff
     
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  2. #42 Posted Jul 25, 2012

    Riding a '37 Fleetwood

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    just throwing it out there, if you want rare you'll need to move away from Schwinn. here's one I would consider rare...

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  3. #43 Posted Jul 25, 2012

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    was that made by the Dodge Bros. of car lineage?
     
  4. #44 Posted Jul 25, 2012

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    Very cool badge. But I'm not after rarity for rarity's sake. Should be quite enough to try and track down images of the majority of Schwinn badges. Though now that I think about it, it would be neat to try and compile a photo of every known pre-1970 bike badge. Ah, things to do.

    Cheers, Geoff
     
  5. #45 Posted Jul 25, 2012

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    Northwest patrol

    Are the smaller oval northwest patrol badge rarer or just plain rare?
     
  6. #46 Posted Jul 26, 2012

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    I'm glad that this thread kind of lead to something. We seem to have pulled out some great info and pics, and now a new resource for all of us to use. Awesome. I don't have any rare badges to contribute, but I wish I did.
     
  7. #47 Posted Jul 26, 2012

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    My two cents . . .

    OK, here are the rarest Schwinn Badges I've come up with over the years:
    DSC08861-1.jpg
    DSC08862-1.jpg
    DSC08864-1.jpg
    DSC08865-1.jpg
    Thanks for lookin'
     
  8. #48 Posted Jul 26, 2012

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    yes sir

    NOW WERE TALKIN great badges.
     
  9. #49 Posted Jul 26, 2012

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    not only the small oval one but the up side down footed NW patrol looks like the lincoln badge and the patrol man is smaller thats my favorite its a keeper
     
  10. #50 Posted Jul 26, 2012

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    Northwest patty

    Oval northwest patty no paint
     

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  11. #51 Posted Jul 29, 2012

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    I like the Chevron badge. The shape is cool
     
  12. #52 Posted Jul 29, 2012

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    Many thanks for all the great posts and pictures. I should have some time to edit and add more pics to the page this weekend.
    Cheers, Geoff
     
  13. #53 Posted Nov 2, 2012

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    All i own is post war, but i have Goodrich, Cadillac, Henderson, Excelsior, Lincoln, and Century
     
  14. #54 Posted Nov 3, 2012

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    Headbadges

    I dont know if any of these are rare but here are some I pulled off of a few bikes and got in a trade.
    DSC00005.jpg
     
  15. #55 Posted Nov 3, 2012

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    Here are a few more Schwinn badges...rarest of the rare...I would say the Lion.

    OoDug-1.jpg
    1x5UR-1.jpg
    N7GqD-1.jpg
    gpy2B-1.jpg
    7tF2K-1.jpg
    SMFsG-1.jpg
     
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  16. #56 Posted Nov 3, 2012

    CABE owner Staff Member System Administrator

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    Are you referring to this badge Bob?

    QEfYR-1.jpg
     
  17. #57 Posted Oct 29, 2014

    Saint Lactose The Tolerant

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    All Schwinn .....

    ..... patric


    chicyco with era.jpg

    cherokee ...JPG Teen's Era .....



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  18. #58 Posted Oct 29, 2014

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    In reverse, you see a lot of the Ludwig badges on ebay (or did, a few years ago), but rarely see one on a bike! And, I suppose they sourced the blanks from the same supplier to CWC- it's the same shape as their Road Master badge, upside down.
     
  19. #59 Posted Oct 29, 2014

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    upside down NWP

    I would like to see this badge if anyone has one to show.
     
  20. #60 Posted Oct 30, 2014

    I live for the CABE

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    What years are the Oval Majestic badges?

    What years are the Oval Majestic badges?