Help identifying 1920`s era bike

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Scraplord

On Training Wheels
Oct 20, 2018
4
Portland, OR.
I just bought this bike today and could use some help identifying it. I want to restore it and could use some advice on repainting and replating versus leaving it original. I like survivors but this one is pretty rough. The paint is 95% missing and so is the head tube badge. Thanks!

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Scraplord

On Training Wheels
Oct 20, 2018
4
Portland, OR.
The closest match I have seen yet is an Emblem Greyhound. The sprocket is a match but I can`t find many pics of them online.
 
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Archie Sturmer

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Jun 13, 2018
960
Los Angeles, CA, USA
I have seen an early Westfield double-D drive sprocket just like that one.
Note the air where a drive pin hole might otherwise be located, (but a hole is just air).
Crank threads look fairly coarse to me, Westfield may have used 20 threads per inch at one time.
Westfield designs may have deep (old) roots back to various ABC (ToC) manufacturers, which they absorbed.
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Have to agree with the parts that look somewhat Chicagoan; perhaps a mix then?
 
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Scraplord

On Training Wheels
Oct 20, 2018
4
Portland, OR.
I haven`t posted in a while but I`m 99% sure this bike was made by the Davis Sewing Machine Co around 1919. It`s similar to a greyhound. The fork is the giveaway. The truss rod and fork are all cast as one piece. The truss rods are not removable.
Now to find a head badge. If anyone has a head badge for sale please contact me. Thanks!
 
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stezell

I live for the CABE
May 8, 2014
1,730
Clarksville, TN, United States
I thought most of the Davis built bicycles from that time frame would have had bottle cap badges, just my 2 cents. Definitely a little more than 5% original paint left under that rust, I agree with @mazdaflyer.
Sean
 
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gkeep

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Jun 11, 2014
640
Alameda, CA
Don't know who made it but I like it! The Westfield motobike frame I found last year also has the truss rods brazed at the bottom and internal threads at the top. But my forks and truss rods appear to be Snyder built so there is a chance that forks and frame were matched up from parts way back. No matter what you do with it, it's a cool survivor and great rescue. Good luck with the info hunt.
 

Brian R.

Finally riding a big boys bike
Oct 16, 2015
426
Toronto, Canada
I knew I had seen that chainring before. I finally found it in old pics of a bike I traded 2 years ago. The badge just said Viking but It was decided it was Westfield-built (Pope/Columbia). You can decide if these photos provide any clues:

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