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weebob

Finally riding a big boys bike
Does anyone know when the first or last bottle cap [no mounting holes] ELGIN badge was used???? THANKS
 

bricycle

I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!
if it helps my 1923 Camelback Elgin (one year color?) black with lt. green fork tube had a button badge.
 

weebob

Finally riding a big boys bike
Thanks BRICYCLE,,,,I've heard them called button and bottle cap badges ?????? I wanting to find out the the first and last if possible,,,,that will narrow down the year of a frame ....ser# not yet readable;;1923 is a GOOD start....;Thanks for all the help on this;;;
 

Balloontyre

Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe
What style of Elgin badge are you asking about?
Lots of versions depending on year, Sears and others.
Maybe post a couple pics of the bike if you want some help dating it.
 

weebob

Finally riding a big boys bike
What style of Elgin badge are you asking about?
Lots of versions depending on year, Sears and others.
Maybe post a couple pics of the bike if you want some help dating it.
The bike is not in my possession yet....but comming,,,,Thanks for your time.....
 

weebob

Finally riding a big boys bike
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What style of Elgin badge are you asking about?
Lots of versions depending on year, Sears and others.
Maybe post a couple pics of the bike if you want some help dating it.
here is a pic of the button [bottle cap] badge
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carlitos60

Cruisin' on my Bluebird
Mine has a Serial Number that Starts with an A and Has That Badge Too!!
I was Told 1924, But Unsure Myself!!
I Want to Know Also!!!
Does the A Means Something as far as Manufacturing Year??
My Motobike 1924.JPG
 
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weebob

Finally riding a big boys bike
this is good as it gets for now ser# still not readable will work on it in the near future,,,,
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weebob

Finally riding a big boys bike
The ser# on this Elgin camelback is 43932,,,,no letters any where,,,where do I find elgin ser#'s or the manufacturer of this frame? present info is 1920 thru 1924 had button badges ???,,,,I found 1927-28-29 with rivet badges,,,,???? Thanks
 
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